two suspected armed robbers killed as police Delta repel attack in Asaba, Ughelli

Two suspected armed robbers have died and One AK47 rifle and two Magazines with 18 rounds of live ammunition recovered after the policemen engaged the gunmen in gun battle.

According to Information from the acting Police Public Relations Officer, Edafe Bright, the command upon discovering the hideout of the hoodlums opposite the Federal Road Safety Corps Office in Asaba swiftly responded injuring two of them who later died, while others escaped.

In another development, the police reacting to a distress call in Ogor, Ughelli of an attack by gun men on building site dispatched a patrol team who engaged the hoodlums in a shootout and seventeen people were rescued unhurt while a Sport utility Vehicle was also recovered from the scene with bullet holes. A manhunt for the fleeing suspects is ongoing.

The state commissioner of police, Mohammed Ali Ari, in keeping to his pledge of making the state uncomfortable for criminals have taken the fight to them



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