The Delta State Police Command in collaboration with the 3 Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Effurun, in the early hours of Tuesday, gunned down a notorious armed robber and recovered an AK 47 rifle in Warri, Delta State, Veloxnews can report.
Other members of the notorious gang scampered from the scene of incident following the superior fire of the police.
It was learnt that the notorious gang specialises in killing policemen and carting away their rifles.
It was gathered that the police operatives led by the Divisional Police Officer “C” Division Asaba, CSP Anieteh Eyoh trailed the deceased armed robber and his gang who engaged them (the police) in a fierce gun battle, to Warri based on information.
In the process, the notorious armed robber was arrested in the Effurun axis but was allegedly shot dead by the police when he attempted to escape.
In a text message to Veloxnews, the Commissioner of Police in Delta State, CP Muhammad Mustafa simply said the report is “confirmed”.