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Delta Police Neutralize Robbers In Eku, Recover AK 49 Rifle, Others

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A combine team of police and vigilante acting on credible information on Thursday neutralized a gang of four armed robbers in Eku, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.

A statement by the Acting Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe, said the robbers were operating around Eku when the combined team stormed the area.

According to the statement, the dare devil robbers engaged the team in a gun duel, adding that three of the armed robbers sustained serious gunshot injuries.

“They were rushed to the hospital where they later gave up the ghost while receiving treatment,” the police added.

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Exhibits recovered from them include one cut to size single barrel gun, five live cartridges, eleven android phones and one laptop.

Three of their victims {names withheld) later came to the station and identified the recovered phones and laptop as theirs.

Manhunt for the fleeing member of the gang is ongoing.

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