Unknown gunmen, last night killed on officer of the Nigerian Police in Borokiri, in Port Harcourt local government area of the state.

Borokiri, is one of the volatile areas in Rivers State. The dead policeman, who dead body is yet to be recovered as at the time of filing this report was shot at Rex Lawson street.

Though details of what led to his death was not immediately clear, residents said gunshots were heard during the night.

Police spokesman in the state, DSP Ahmad Muhammad confirmed the incident but did not give further details.

Meanwhile, there is heavy presence of security in Obio/Akpor and other parts of the Port Harcourt metropolis even as the residence of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Barr Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, has been cordoned with fierce-looking military men