Two armed robbery suspects shot dead during an operation in Ogun (graphic)
Two suspected armed robbers were on Sunday, May 9 shot dead at Shagamu interchange, along Lagos -Ibadan expressway by men of Ogun state police command.
According to the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the two suspects, were shot dead following a distress call received by the DPO Shagamu division, CSP Okiki Agunbiade, at about 9 pm, that a robbery operation was going on at Shagamu interchange and that one of their victims has been seriously injured.
“Upon the distress call, the DPO quickly led his patrol team to the scene where they met the robbers attacking another person one Agba Enoch. The team engaged them in gun duel at the end of which two members of the gang were fatally injured, while others escaped with gun shot injuries.
Items recovered from them are; three handsets, one mock guns, one electric clipper, three ATM cards and one blood stained cutlass. The injured victim, one Adekunle Adewale, who was seriously matcheted on the head was rushed to hospital for medical attention.”
He said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has directed a massive manhunt for the fleeing members of the gang, with the view to bring them to justice.
He appealed to members of the public, especially hospital, to quickly alert the police if anybody with gunshot injuries is seen in their area.
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