The police anti-robbery team in Ogwashi Uku community, near Asaba, Delta
state in the early hours of Saturday in a gun battle, killed two robbery
suspects in the area.
It was gathered that the police swooped on the suspects in Ogbe Ofu
quarters in the community where they (the robbery suspects) were robbing
residents at gun point, and in fit of furry, the suspects shot at the
police who in returned killed the two robbery suspects on the spot.
The Police Commissioner in the state, Mustafa Muhammed, who confirmed the
killing of the suspects to PEOPLESATTITUDU in Asaba, said, “We discovered they
were indigenes of the community based on the identities we found in their
pockets, we also recovered two rifles from the suspects, including prepared
charms, and battle axes.”
The police boss disclosed that the suspects had been on the wanted list of
the police since last year, adding that they have robbed several persons in
the community before nemesis caught up with them.
He said, “We have arrested over 13 suspected cultists in the community last
week, and they are helping the police for further investigation, and on
completion, they will be charged to court.”