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Jubilation As Delta Police Gun Down Wanted Notorious Armed Robber In Sapele

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There was jubilation in Amukpe area of Sapele, Delta State, after a heavy gun duel ensued between the police and a notorious armed robbery syndicate, that left one of the criminals dead.

According to a statement by the police spokesman in the state, DSP Edafe Bright, these armed robbers have been terrorizing residents of Sapele for some time now and the police has been on their trail.

The deadly armed robber met his water-loo on 26/6/2021 at about 0530hrs after a distress call was received by the Divisional Police Officer, Sapele Division from tropical area of Amukpe Sapele that a three man gang of armed robbers were in the house of one man (name withheld) in Amukpe Sapele.

The DPO, Sapele Division, CSP Harrison Nwabuisi, immediately detailed patrol teams to the scene in conjunction with vigilantes.

Bright added that when the combined team of Police and vigilante arrived the scene, the armed robbers engaged them in a gun duel which was returned by the police.

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One notorious armed robber who has been terrorizing Amukpe area of Sapele named Diamond ‘m’ surname unknown a.k.a FOWLBOY
was gunned down during the gun duel while others escaped with bullet injuries.

The injured suspect was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.

Exhibit recovered includes one cut to size locally made gun, a military camouflage sweater and seven different phones of various make.

Serious effort is on with a view to arresting the other fleeing members of the gang.

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