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Notorious armed robbery suspect, Getay killed during shootout with Police

Notorious armed robbery suspect, Getay killed during shootout with Police

After a spirited gun duel between operatives of the Delta State Police command and his gang, wanted notorious armed robber, popularly known as Getay, has been confirmed dead.

The robbery kingpin, Getay, who had been on the wanted list of the state police, was shot during the gun duel and couldn’t survive the injuries he sustained afterwards as he eventually died at a hospital he was rushed to for treatment.

The state police Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, made this known in a statement on Monday.

He said during the gun duel, the police reportedly recovered one cut-to-size double barrel gun, one live cartridge and two expended cartridges from the robbers.


“In the ensuing gun duel, Getay who is the leader of the gang sustained gunshot injuries and was taken to the hospital where he gave up the ghost while receiving treatment,” the Police PRO said, adding that investigation has begun into the case.

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