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Police Kill Armed Bandits In Warri

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By Ambrose Ologide

Some armed bandits believed to be terrorising the Warri Garage, Lower Erejuwa Road and environs in Warri South Local Government Area met their waterloo as they were guned down by the police in the afternoon on Thursday, 1st July, 2022.

Initial report had it that 3 of the notorious hoodlums were earlier guned down by the no nonsense police men.
2 of the hoodlums were later wasted in their hideouts in Sam Warri Street by the said crack police team from Police ‘ B’ Warri.

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The invading police team recovered some cut to size guns, live ammunition and long sharp daggers from the hideouts of the criminals.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO ), Delta State Police Headquarters, Asaba, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident.

Meanwhile, some members of Local Erejuwa Motor Spare Parts Dealers Association, residents of Sam Warri Street, Ope Street, Old Welfare Street, Radio Road, Ometan Street, Enamejewan Street and Warri Garage area were seen rejoicing over the deaths of the hoodlums when our correspondent arrived the area.

They celebrated the galant officers for their actions.

The jubilant traders and residents believed that with the police action , security and peace will be restored in the area .

However some of them who spoke to our correspondent under the condition of anonymity urged the police to sustain their action.

Few weeks before the death of the hoodlums, they had robbed a lady engine oil seller, stabing her severally in her hands and thereafter carted away her android phone and huge sum of money in early evening of the fateful day.

The hoodlums were said to have attacked worshippers in a church in the Ginuwa area and made away with handsets, monies and other valuables of their victims the Sunday before their encounter with the police.

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