The Rivers state Police command has given details on what led to the death of three armed robbery suspects in PortHarcourt Today.A statement made available by Nnamdi Omoni, the spokesperson of Rivers State Police command confirmed the killing of the armed robbery suspect by the Police
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DEATH OF THREE NOTORIOUS ARMED ROBBERS:
Today 25/7/19 at about 0928hrs, Operatives of the Swift Operations Squad, acting on credible information, intercepted a three man armed robbery gang at Birabi in GRA PHASE 11, PH,who had perfected plans to rob a new generation Bank.
On sighting the Police, they engaged them in a fierce gun duel and in a return fire, all three were fatally wounded and certified dead by a Medical Doctor.
Operatives who sustained gun shot wounds are receiving medical attention.
In the wake of the attack,the following Exhibits were recovered:
Two AK47 rifles
186 live Ammunition
Charms and two Operational vehicles: Toyota Camry with Reg.no. VC 589 KJA and Toyota Corolla with Reg.no.ABC 385 RP.
The war against armed banditry in the State is still raging and we will stop at nothing until they are history.
Dsp Nnamdi Omoni Police Public Relations Officer,Rivers State