Operatives of the Operation STING, while acting on a credible information last night at Rumuagholu in Obio/Akpor LGA, tailed a Black Mazda car with Reg.no KNM 504 Rivers with four armed robbers on board who were on their way for an operation.
Omoni Nnamdi,spokesperson of Rivets State,Police command in a statement on Sunday 8th September, 2019 explained that
On sighting the Police, the robbers immediately jumped down from the car and opened fire on them and in a return fire, two of them were fatally wounded, while two others escaped with life threatening gun shot wounds.
He revealed that
in the wake of the encounter, the following exhibits were recovered:
- One AK47 Rifle
- Eighty Three (83) rounds of 7.62mm
4.One Pump Action Gun
- Operational vehicle
Efforts are seriously on to arrest other members of the deadly gang on the run.
The spokesperson of the Police urged the Public and indeed residents of Rumuagholu and Rumuokoro to increase their security consciousness and report any person or persons with gun shot wounds to the nearest Police Station via the following security numbers:
The Police image maker added that thee Command will spear no efforts in dealing decisively with all criminal elements in the State, especially in these EMBER MONTH.We solicit your unalloyed cooperation in this regard,Nnamdi Omoni said.