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2 Dead As Police Thwart Robbery Attempt In Lagos

The Kano State Police Command, on Tuesday, said it has arrested four suspects in connection to the case of a gorilla, which allegedly swallowed N6.8 million at Kano Zoological Gardens.
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Following the operation that took place on Imude road, in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos state, two suspected are reportedly dead after they met their Waterloo in a foiled operation

In a statement by the spokesman of the command, DSP Bala Elkana, the incident occurred when the police received a distress call from the residents of Gafaru street, that a group of armed robbers numbering about seven attacked the area.

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He said: “On sighting the Police, the armed robbers opened fire but were subdued by the superior firepower of our gallant teams.

 “Two suspects namely Semiu Ibrahim aged 24 yrs, and Francis Obi aged 29 yrs, were arrested while Chinozo Felix aka power aged 29 yrs and Ifeanyi Uche were fatally Injured.

“Unfortunately, a resident of the state lost his life while two others sustained injuries and have been rushed to the hospital for treatments”.

Items recovered from the suspects include three Beretta Pistols with three live ammunition, three expended ammunition, and one unregistered Bajaj Motorcycle.”

The police reiterated its commitment to deal decisively with criminal elements in the state.



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