Suspected armed robbers shot dead during an operation in Ogun
Men of Ogun state police command on Sunday shot two suspected armed robbers to dead at Shagamu interchange, along Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The State Police Command spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this said the two suspects, were shot dead following a distress call received by the DPO Shagamu division, CSP Okiki Agunbiade, at about 9 pm, that a robbery operation was going on at Shagamu interchange and that one of their victims has been seriously injured.
“Upon the distress call, the DPO quickly led his patrol team to the scene where they met the robbers attacking another person one Agba Enoch. The team engaged them in gun duel at the end of which two members of the gang were fatally injured, while others escaped with gun shot injuries.
“Items recovered from them are; three handsets, one mock guns, one electric clipper, three ATM cards and one blood stained cutlass. The injured victim, one Adekunle Adewale, who was seriously matcheted on the head was rushed to hospital for medical attention,” he said
Oyeyemi said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has directed a massive manhunt for the fleeing members of the gang, with the view to bring them to justice.
The police spokesman appealed to members of the public, especially hospital, to quickly alert the police if anybody with gunshot injuries is seen in their area.
Graphic photos of the armed robbers: Photos 1, photos 2
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