The police at Agbado Crossing Police Station, Ayila in Ogun State, southwest Nigeria, On Sunday engaged a five-man robbery gang in
battle during which two of the robbers were shot dead.
had stormed Dalemo community, a suburb of Ogun State, at about 3:30
a.m. before the police engaged them in a gun fight.
gathered from a reliable source that the Divisional Police Officer in
charge of Agbado Police Station, Mr. Shittu, a Chief Superintendent of
Police (CSP) received a distress call that robbers were terrorising
residents of Dalemo and he immediately dispatched a team of policemen to
On seeing the police, the robbers opened fire on them
and the police responded and in the ensuing shootout two of the robbers
were shot dead while the rest fled with bullet wounds, said the source.
Victims of the robbery incident, P.M.NEWS learnt, were taken to the hospital for treatment by the police.
The victims were identified as Alhaji Abduganiyu Alani and Mrs. Erikitola Zainab.
Items recovered from the robbers include jewellery, 15 cell phones, N3,000, 1 Dell Laptop and some other items.
correspondent visited Abgado Police Station after the incident on
Sunday, the corpse of the two dead robbers were seen lying at the
Effort to speak with the DPO proved abortive as he declined to speak with our correspondent.
directed our correspondent to speak with the Ogun State Police Command
Public Relations Officer, Mr. Muyiwa Odejobi, who confirmed the story
and praised the gallant police officers for a job well done.
Source: PM News