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Ogun Police Gun Down Two Suspected Robbers in Ogbere

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By: Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta

Men of Ogun State Police Command in the early hour of today engaged dare devil robbers in gun duel at J4 Area of Ogbere where the hoodlums hijacked a luxury cars heading to Porthacout in River State and robbed the passengers.

The robbers numbering about eight, blocked the highway at about 1:40 am, hijacked the luxury bus and drove it into the bush, where the passengers were robbed of their money, phones and other valuables.

Luck ran against them when Police get the information and DPO Ogbere Division CSP Adeyinka Akingbade led his of Anti-robbery team, Safer highway patrol and other Special Units in the area to the scene.

On sighting the Police, the robbers engaged them in gun battle which lasted for about 45minutes. At the end of the encounter, 2 members of the gang were gunned down while others escaped with bullet wound.

Recovered from them are 3 pump action guns, 2 locally made pistols, several GSM phones and three motorcycles

The Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu who commended the gallantry display of his men appealed to members of the public especially hospitals to quickly alert the Police if they see anybody with bullet wound as such persons may be the escaped members of the gang.

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