Police gun down suspected robbers in IMO state - Asdeen vibez

Police gun down suspected robbers in IMO state

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Two suspected armed robbers have been shot dead in Akokwa, in the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State , during a gun duel with operatives of the Special Anti -Robbery Squad of the state police command, we can confirm at asdeenvibez.

A police source , who confided in sources when the two corpses were brought to the police command in Owerri , said the exchange of gunfire between policemen and the suspects took place at about 9. 30pm on Monday at a drinking joint in Akokwa .
According to him , the six- man gang arrived in a bus with number plate, Anambra FGG 62 YM.
He explained that on arrival , the robbers shot indiscriminately into the air before ordering all customers , the joint owner and his children to lie down.
“ On receiving information that the gang was operating , SARS operatives mobilised to the scene. On sighting our men , they opened fire on them , but we were able to gun down two , while four escaped with bullet injuries , ” he added .
The shop owner, Elochukwu Irechukwu , said the gunmen robbed him and his customers of money, phones, generator and other valuables.
The state Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike , said his men were determined to flush out criminals from the state.

Compiled news by asdeenvibez media

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