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Ogun police hunt, kill three armed robbers

23 February 2015, 09:02

Abuja - The Ogun State Police Command has killed three armed robbers in a gun duel, while two others have been arrested in the Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area, PUNCH reports.

Muyiwa Adejobi, State police spokesperson, revealed that officials from the Special Anti-Robbery Squad had been on the trail of the criminals for well over a month before the operation took place.

Also read: Boko Haram kill 21 in Chibok villages

According to Adejobi, following a shot-out between the armed men and police, two loaded Berretta pistols, a locally-made revolver and a locally-made long-barreled gun had been collected from the scene.

Valentine Ntomchukwu, State Commissioner of Police, has ordered a thorough investigation into the activities on criminals in the State in general, saying that the report would help law enforcement officials combat crime.

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