Robbers, Police face off claims One life in Ogun.

Written by on July 18, 2021

A suspected armed robber was killed during a gun duel between men of the Ogun State Police Command and a gang of armed robbers on the Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode Expressway.

The police clashed with the armed robbers who were robbing travellers on the highway around 2:30am on Friday.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday.

Oyeyemi said the police got a distress call that armed robbers, numbering about seven, blocked the road around the South-Western University and were dispossessing people of their belongings.

The PPRO however said the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, commended the quick response and bravery of his men.

Oyeyemi said the CP directed that the entire area be properly combed to apprehend the escaped members of the gang.

Credit: Punch


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