Po­lice gun down rob­ber, ar­rest two oth­ers

Daily Trust - - CITY NEWS - By Ogechi Jaiyes­imi

FCT po­lice pa­trol team re­cently gunned down an armed rob­bery sus­pect and wounded one other dur­ing a gun bat­tle.

A po­lice source at the Com­mand Head­quar­ters told our re­porter that po­lice on pa­trol foiled a ma­jor rob­bery op­er­a­tion by a rob­bery gang that at­tempted to rob a ho­tel at Area 11.

The source said dur­ing the op­er­a­tion, one mem­ber of the syn­di­cate was fa­tally wounded by the po­lice while two other mem­bers of the syn­di­cate, Goroh Stephen and John­son Onogu who tried to run were ar­rested.

When con­tacted, the FCT Po­lice Public Re­la­tions Of­fi­cer, As­sis­tant Su­per­in­ten­dent An­juguri Man­zah, con­firmed the ar­rest and stated that the ex­hibits re­cov­ered from the sus­pects were an op­er­a­tional ve­hi­cle, a blue-coloured 307 with reg­is­tra­tion num­ber KWL 263 HZ, a red Honda Ac­cord car with reg­is­tra­tion num­ber YAB 649 AP, two master keys, one Mercedez key, one plier, a bunch of house keys, one screw driver, two ATM cards, one Black­berry Z 3 and N300.

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