The incident was said to have occurred along the Benin Agbor Expressway while in company of her driver and her orderly who died during the attack, while the driver escaped death, but with injuries.
DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, the Edo State Police Command spokesman said that the incident occurred at about 11.30 a.m., along the Benin-Agbor expressway, at Christ Chosen Church of God International.
He said “The victim, Justice Chioma Nwosu was attacked, while the police orderly attached to her, Inspector A. I. Momoh was murdered and the driver of the vehicle severely injured and was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.
“Immediately, the police operatives at Ikpoba Hill Divisional Police Headquarters, the tactical team of Edo command and other relevant sections, swung into action.
“Investigation is ongoing and by the grace of God, Justice Chioma Nwosu will be rescued unhurt,” he said.