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Delta police kill suspected robber, recover pistol

Delta police kill suspected robber, recover pistol

3rd August 2022 Delta map 3rd August 2022 A suspected armed robber on the wanted list of Delta State Police Command for his alleged involvement in numerous attacks on police personnel, and killing of innocent persons, has been shot dead in a gun duel with operatives.However, in the gun duel, one of the suspects, later identified as Japhet, who has been on the Command’s wanted list for involvement in numerous attacks on police personnel, and killing of innocent persons sustained gunshot injuries.PUNCH Metro gathered that the suspect, identified simply as Japhet, met his Waterloo on Tuesday following his gang’s gun attack on a police patrol team.Consequently, the patrol team attached to Umunede Division was deployed to the scene where the suspect upon sighting the police took to his heels.

WKP 270 QW abandoned by the other gang members were recovered from the scene.The PPRO noted that the manhunt for the fleeing gang members is ongoing.

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