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Two robbers killed in Imo community where seven died

Two robbers killed in Imo community where seven died

4th August 2022 4th August 2022 An unnamed Inspector in the Imo State Police Command has shot dead two suspected armed robbers in Orogwe community in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo state.The statement read, “On August 4, at about 0222hrs, armed bandits in their numbers, invaded the house of a Police Inspector attached to one of the formations in the Command; the bandits who jumped the perimeter wall fence into the compound at Aforukwu, Orogwe in Owerri West Local Government Area, Imo State, rushed to the flat of the Police Inspector, destroyed the iron burglary protector and front door, entered inside the flat, but were taken by surprise as the Police Inspector who professionally placed himself at a vantage position, engaged the bandits in an aggressive gun duel.“The recovered identity card belongs to one of the neutralized bandit in the name of Chukwuemzie Chukwu ‘m’, a native of Atta in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State and an electrician.“It will be recalled that, few days ago, precisely 1st of August 2022, at about 200hrs, the same bandits came on a black Lexus Jeep with no identification number and three motorcycles carrying two persons each, shot and killed seven persons and six others injured, in a building at Orogwe in Owerri West LGA of Imo State, belonging to one Sir Chima Ogbuehi, residing in Lagos.

“The Police Inspector did not relent.Coincidentally, the Police Inspector lives just a pole away where the previous attack took place.

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