Abuja – Police detectives from the Federal Capital
Territory Command have arrested two suspected members of a robbery gang
reportedly operating in Abuja.
They are suspected to be wrecking havoc at Zenco Garden Estate on Airport Road.
According to a police report obtained by CAJ News, the
suspects were arrested at the scene of
operation after engaging in a shootout with police officers.
“Police received a distress call of robbery attack
at Zenco Garden Estate by Conoil,
"Police units raced to the scene where the robbery
suspects met and were engaged in a shootout,” the report said.
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Police said two suspects were arrested after sustaining
serious gunshot injuries while other
suspects managed to flee the scene with various degree of bullet wounds.
The report disclosed that one pump action gun with four
live cartridges, one iron bar and two mobile phones were recovered from the
The injured suspects have been rushed to hospital for
medical attention and efforts are ongoing to track down the fleeing suspects.
The police authority advised the public to notify nearest
police station of anyone with gunshot wounds.
The force also encouraged hospitals and clinics not to
give medical attention to anyone with gunshot wounds but report such contact to
the nearest police station.
- CAJ News