Police kill two suspects on bank robbery operation


FILE PHOTO: A robbery suspect arrested along with two of his gang members shot dead by the police in Ogoni, Rivers State on Wednesday, 13 January, 2016
Men of the Osun Police Command on Friday killed two suspected armed robbers in Ikirun area of the state, while robbing a new generation bank in the town.
DSP Folashade Odoro, the Police Public Relations Officer of the command, who confirmed the incident, said two of the armed robbers were killed during cross fire.
She said two others were captured alive, adding that one of captured robbers was seriously wounded.
Odoro explained that the robbers attacked the bank with dynamite and also placed explosives in strategic locations to aid the robbery operation.
Odoro said that men of police anti-bomb squad were able to identify the explosives and successfully defused them.
She said that one of the robbers who sustained bullet injury was among the two arrested, while the rest escaped through the residential areas.
Odoro urged residents to report any strange individual in their area to the police.
She said that the police recovered pistols and the money stolen from the bank during the robbery operation. …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper