PHOTO: Armed Robbery Suspect Shot Dead After Gun Battle With Police In Enugu


Police detectives have shot to death a suspected armed robber, wounding another in a gun battle at Inyi community in Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State. 

The suspects who were allegedly dressed in camouflage, were arrested at the border between Enugu and Benue states.

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Confirming the story, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ebere Amarizu, said the police operatives of the Counter-Terrorism Unit of the command smashed the notorious armed robbery syndicate after a gun duel between the operatives and the hoodlums who dressed in camouflage.”

Amarizu stated: “Police operatives of the Counter-Terrorism Unit of the command on duty on the Enugu-Markudi Road of Nsukka Axis had received a distress call that armed hoodlums had blocked Nsukka Markurdi Road by Inyi in Igboeze North Local Government Area and were wreaking havoc on their victims.

“Following the distress call, operatives swung into action promptly, which resulted in the exchange of gunshots and in the process, one of the armed hoodlums was injured and later confirmed dead by a doctor while the other armed hoodlum identified as one Godwin Okpe from Ogbadigbo Local Government Area of Benue State, dressed in camouflage, is also injured and being revived to held operatives in theirinvestigations.”



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