April 23, 2021

Two [2] people reportedly shot dead as kidnappers engage Policemen in gun battle – CP

The Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Ari Muhammed Ali has announced that two kidnap suspects who sustained fatal injuries during an exchange of gunfire with a team of Rapid Response Squad, RRS Operatives in Asaba have died.

CP Ali made this known in a statement signed by the Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Odafe Bright.

He noted that one AK47 rifle with BREECH No. 19567 and two Magazines with 18 rounds of live ammunition were recovered from the suspects.

CP Ali said the Police acted on intelligence received that some group of armed robbers were sighted around the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC office in Asaba on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, the Police have confirmed subsequent invasion of the scene and engaged the hoodlums in a gun duel which resulted in fatal injuries on the deceased suspects while some others managed to escape.

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