Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Police kill 2 suspected robbers in Delta

The police in Delta State have confirmed the killing of two suspected armed robbers operating around Ekette Waterside in Udu Local Government Area of the state.








Spokesman of the police in the state, ASP Chuks Orisewezie, said the Divisional Police Officer of Ovwian/Aladja, SP Idoko Okwudih, and his team, while on surveillance patrol received a distress call that some armed robbers were operating around Ekette Water Side on April 10, 2019 at about 4:00pm.

“Based on the information, the patrol team, in a swift response, proceeded to the scene where they saw four boys suspected to be armed robbers on two motorcycles.

“The boys opened fire on the patrol team and during the exchange, two of the robbers were shot, rushed to the hospital and later confirmed dead.

“Items recovered from them included one cut-to-size double barrel gun with three live cartridges.

“Efforts are on to track down the others who escaped with bullet wounds,” the statement said.

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