Edo: Police kill armed robber in gunfire




Operatives of Edo state police command has foiled a robbery incident along the Benin-Lagos expressway in the early hours of Tuesday

Spokesman for the command, Chidi Nwanbuzor who stated  this  in Benin City said one of the armed robber met his waterloo during an exchange of fire with the operatives.

He said  one of them was  also arrested with gun injury; while another escaped with bullet wounds.

Nwanbuzor stated  that the hoodlums were operating along the Benin-Lagos road between Fulani junction and Bob Izua market when men of  Okada police division swooped on them.

“On sighting the police, the hoodlums engaged them in gun duel and due to the superior fire power of the police, one of the armed robbers was gunned down.

“The following items were recovered from the hoodlums; one cut-to-size locally made single barrel gun, one long toy gun, one machete and two torchlight,” he stated.

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