Police, Vigilante Shoot Robbers Sharing Loot, Arrest One, Recover Guns

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A combined effort of the Police and vigilance group on Tuesday, resulted in the arrest of a suspected armed robbery gang leader and the recovery of assorted weapons in Ogidi, Idemili North LGA of Anambra.

The Ogidi Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Mr. Ahmed Sani, said security personnel had stormed the hideout of the suspected criminals while sharing their loot following credible information.

Sani told reporters that the suspected criminals, on sighting the security operatives, shot at them, saying that in the ensuring gun battle, one of the robbers was shot on the leg while the others escaped with bullet wound.

The DPO added that the operatives recovered two guns, a Barretta pistol and a cut-to-size local gun, saying security operatives were already combing the area to arrest the fleeing wounded criminals

Source: NAN

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