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Police, DSS Gun Down 3 Armed Robbery Suspects In Enugu



A joint Police and Department of State Service operatives, on Sunday neutralized 3 male armed robbery suspects at Second Avenue, Independence Layout, Enugu, after a gunfight.

A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Enugu State Command, Mr Daniel Ndukwe, and made available to our Correspondent said the operation led to the recovery of two locally-made revolver pistols, six live rounds of .9mm calibre ammunition, the gang’s operational tricycle with Enugu registration number MGL 100 WL and fleet number ENS/20560, and objects suspected to be charms.

According to the statement, other exhibits recovered are cash sums of about five hundred thousand Naira (N500,000.00), rolls of POS transaction printing papers, assorted mobile phones, wallets, bags, and other exhibits, the hoodlums robbed from POS operators and their customers at different locations.

The hoodlums had at about 1 p.m. of today, attacked POS operators at different locations in Enugu metropolis, dispossessing them of the recovered exhibits. The operatives, however, mounted surveillance on them, while the criminal elements opened fire upon sighting them.

The security operatives responded with superior firepower, neutralizing the three of them and recovering the exhibits in the process. Many of the victims have identified the hoodlums, and some recovered exhibits, as theirs.

Further discreet investigation and fish other members of the criminal gang is ongoing.

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