Operatives of the Delta State Police Command’s Decoy Squad have neutralized two suspected armed robbers who attacked a bullion van at the Otor-Owhe community in Isoko North Local Government Area.
Some of the robbers had reportedly shot some Policemen and carted away their rifles.
This is coming as other members of the armed robbery gang escaped from the scene, Veloxnews can report.
The Police also recovered from the suspects, two (2) AK47 rifles, one English pistol and three rounds of live ammunition.
The suspects engaged the Police in an exchange of gunfire and two were killed. Others escaped from the crime scene in their hideout in Udu Local Government Area.
The Delta State Police Command led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali confirmed the report in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.
He said, “Manhunt for the fleeing members of the gang is ongoing.”
Bullion van robbery: Police neutralize two suspects, recover AK-47 rifle, others