Police Guns Down Suspected Armed Robber In Delta

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    By; ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri

    The police in Delta State has reportedly killed an armed robber along the Olama Street off Ejemudaro, Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.

    It was learnt that the police on surveillance patrol (Strike Team, led by Inspr nuhu) received a distress call that three men suspected to be robbers are operating on tricycle along Ejemudaro in Okumagba Avenue, the police team immediately swung into action.

    AUTHENTIC NEWS DAILY gathered that the incident occurred on Monday at about 11:30am

    Sources said, “a set of armed robbery gang yesterday morning was operating here in Okumagba Avenue, robbing people of their phones and morning with guns.

    “The robbery gang numbering three (3) on sighting the police opened fire. The police team returned fire, one of the robbers was shot dead while two others escaped with the tricycle.

    “A locally made cut to size single barrel gun, one live cartridge, two expended cartridge were recovered from the deceased .

    “The deceased was later rushed to Warri Central Hospital where he was confirmed dead”.

    When contacted for comments, the State Police Public Relations Officer PPRO Onome Onovwakpoyeya confirmed the incident.

    The police image maker said, “Yes, it is true. Investigation is on ongoing with a view of arresting the fleeing ones.”

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