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JUST IN; Suspected armed robber shoots gang member dead in a bloody operation

A suspected armed robber identified as Ugbaudu Williams was reportedly shot by his partner in crime. The robber, it was learnt gave up the ghost after he had lost a lot of blood.

The Police Public Relation Officer of Delta State Command, Bright Edafe confirmed this in a statement on Friday.

Bright said that the deceased and one other robber, who is currently on the run went on a robbery mission on May 5, at Ijomi village near Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta.

He said, “the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Oghara Division, received a distress call on the development and immediately deployed a patrol team to the scene.”

“The suspects on sighting the police ran into the nearby bush which was later combed by a combined team of police and vigilante.”


“Williams, a notorious criminal was found fatally shot on his right hand and seriously bleeding.”

“He confessed that he was shot by one Desmond, his partner in crime.”

“Williams was taken to his house for a search where a locally made gun, two live cartridges and one expended cartridge were recovered.”

“He was rushed to the General Hospital at Oghara for treatment but he gave up the ghost, “he said.

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