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1 Killed As Police Exchanges Bullets With Armed Robbers In Abuja

1 Killed As Police Exchanges Bullets With Armed Robbers In Abuja

The Police Command in Abuja has foiled an armed robbery attempt at a hotel in Kubwa, Abuja.

Police officers engaged in fierce battle with the robbers killing one in the process.

Police Exchanges Bullets

According to Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mariam Yusuf, operatives were on a routine patrol, before engaged the robbers in a fierce gun duel, where one of the suspects sustained serious gunshot injuries.

“The suspect was later rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead by the doctor,” he said.

According to her, one berratta pistol, three rounds of live ammunition, one silver Mazda space wagon and plate numbers were recovered from the suspect.

Police Exchanges Bullets

Yusuf said that operatives from the command had also arrested a 20-year-old man for alleged culpable homicide, on Kasuwa-Dere area of Gwagwalada Area Council of FCT.

She said that the suspect was arrested by detectives from Gwagwalada Police Divisional Headquarters, following credible intelligence on the gruesome murder of a yet-to- be-identified middled-aged woman.

Police Exchanges Bullets
Police Exchanges Bullets

The PPRO added that the suspect, identified by another victim, had confessed to being a member of a notorious phone snatching syndicate operating at Gwagwalada axis.

Police Exchanges Bullets

Yusuf said one sharp knife used for stabbing the deceased and one techno phone, belonging to the late woman, were recovered from the suspect.

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