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Two suspected robbers killed in Jigawa

06 November 2013, 13:46

Dutse - The Police in Jigawa on Wednesday killed two suspected armed robbers along the Kano-Ringim highway.

The state's Police Commissioner, Theophilus Kayode, made the announcement at a news conference in Dutse.

Kayode said that the robbers were gunned down by policemen at about 5 a.m., noting however, that two of the robbers escaped with bullet wounds.

The commissioner said that two locally-made pistols, an AK 47 riffle and eight live cartridges were recovered from the robbers.

According to him, other items recovered from the hoodlums include a Honda  car with registration number AG 201 KCH, a  hand set and N148 520.

Kayode pleaded with the public to help the police with relevant information to get rid of criminals in the society.

-  NAN


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