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Police Foil Robbery Operation In Ndokwa West, Recover Locally Made Gun

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Police Foil Robbery Operation In Ndokwa West, Recover Locally Made Gun

By Daniel Dafe

Kwale Division of the Delta State Police Command on Tuesday foiled a robbery operation in Kwale, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of the state.

The DPO, Kwale Division, CSP Godwin Igoche is said to have mobilized and led the Divisional Anti-Crime Patrol team to the armed robbery scene, after a distress call came in that an armed robbery operation was taking place along Jesus Avenue in Umusadege quarters in the said community.

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A statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, DSP Edafe Bright, added that “on sighting the police, the robbers engaged them in a gun duel, during which, one of the hoodlums sustained bullet injuries while others escaped.”

“One locally made gun, four live cartridges, and four expended cartridges were recovered.

“The injured suspect was taken to the Hospital where he died while receiving treatment.

“Manhunt for the fleeing members of the gang is ongoing,” the police added.

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