Rivers State Police Command confirmed that three police officers who were on guard duty in Port Harcourt were killed on Thursday.
The incident took place on the Rumukuro flyover at around 3pm when the criminals kidnapped their victim and carried the valuables away with an undisclosed amount of money.
According to eyewitnesses, the killers in uniform were loitering around the crossroads, awaiting their target.
Rivers State Police Command, SP spokesperson Grace Iring Coco, who confirmed the incident, said police are still gathering information to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the attack.
She reveals that the kidnap victim was an oil executive.
Police confirm the killing of 3 officers while on an escort mission in Port Harcourt