One Killed As Armed Robbers Engage Police In Gun Duel - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Tuesday, November 10, 2020

One Killed As Armed Robbers Engage Police In Gun Duel

ABEOKUTA - Operatives of Ogun State Police Command on Monday killed one armed robbery suspect while exchanging gun fire with the bandits at Ikenne area of Ogun state. 

The Police PRO in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspect was killed at the early hours of Monday when police at Ikenne divisional headquarters received a distress call that a group of armed robbers had blocked road along Olabiro street in Ikenne and dispossessing people of their valuables at gun point.

Oyeyemi explained that, the DPO Ikenne division, CSP Noukauba Onuma quickly mobilised his patrol team and moved to the scene, on sighting the policemen, the hoodlums engaged them in gun battle which lasted for about 30 minutes at the end of which one of the hoodlums was shot dead while others escaped with various degree of gun shot injuries

He said items recovered from the dead robber are; one cut to size locally made gun, one live cartridge and one expended cartridge.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has praised his men for their display of gallantry.

He therefore warned that this should be a warning signal to any would be criminal who are deluding themselves that police are not working again to have a rethink as the command will go to any length in protecting the good people of Ogun state.

He also directed that the fleeing members of the gang be hunted for and brought to justice within the shortest possible time.

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