Ogun police in gun duel with high way robbers, kill one. - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Saturday, July 17, 2021

Ogun police in gun duel with high way robbers, kill one.

Ogun State police command said it killed an armed robbery suspect in the early hours of Friday along Sagamu-Ijebu Ode expressway  while robbing some travellers.

The deceased was said to have  met his Waterloo when the DPO, Odogbolu Division, SP Awoniyi Adekunle and his men who were on joint patrol with a team of military men, received a distress call that armed robbers numbering about seven have blocked the road around Southwestern University, and were dispossessing people of their belongings. 

Açcording to statement from the Force Spokesman in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, acting upon this distress call, the DPO and his team were said to have moved to the scene, but as soon as the armed robbers sighted them, they engaged them in gun duel which lasted for about forty five minutes.

At the end of the encounter, one of the robbers was arrested with severe bullets wounds while others escaped with varying degrees of gunshot wounds. 
The arrested suspect gave up the ghost on the way to the hospital.

Meanwhile, the commissioner of police Cp Edward Awolowo Ajogun, who commended the quick response and bravery of his men has directed that the entire area be properly combed with the view to apprehend the escaped members of the gang.

The CP also appealed to members of the public especially hospital, to alert the police, if anybody with gunshot injury is seen in their area .

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