One killed as Police, robbers exchange fire

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The Police in Ovwian/Aladja Divisional Headquarters in collaboration with local Vigilantes in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State have gunned down a suspected armed robber (name unknown).

They also recovered a locally-made gun from the hoodlum in Orhunwhorhun Community in the incident that occurred Tuesday evening.

It was learnt that the Police moved into the area while acting on information about a robbery incident.

The suspected armed robbers allegedly opened fire on the Policemen, who also engaged them (suspected armed robbers) squarely in an exchange of gunfire.

In the process, one of the suspects fell as result of the superior fire power of the gallant Policemen.

Contacted, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Adeyinka Adeleke, confirmed the report saying, “It’s true.”

Meanwhile, the Communities in Udu have started jubilating on the arrival of the crime fighting Divisional Police Officer, CSP Anieteh Eyoh, to their area.

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