Three suspects have been held in relation to the murder of a special reserved police officer yesterday evening.
CNC3 news understands that just after 6 pm, Richard Babwah attached to the northern homicide was shot and killed during a robbery at Yaun Chinese restaurant in Arouca.
The assailants are believed to have taken the 31 -year- old officer's firearm.
An alarm was raised shortly after the incident.
Police managed to track down and intercept the red Nissan Almera motor vehicle used by the gunmen in their escape in the vicinity of Maloney.
There was an exchange of gunfire, one of the suspects is believed to have been hit.
The men were held and taken into police custody.
Investigations are ongoing.