The police anti-robbery team in Ogwashi Uku community, near Asaba, Delta state in the early hours of Saturday in a gun battle, killed two robbery suspects in the area.
It was gathered that the police swooped on the suspects in Ogbe Ofu quarters in the community where they (the robbery suspects) were robbing residents at gun point, and in fit of furry, the suspects shot at the police who in returned killed the two robbery suspects on the spot.
The Police Commissioner in the state, Mustafa Muhammed, who confirmed the killing of the suspects to DAILY POST in Asaba, said, “We discovered they were indigenes of the community based on the identities we found in their pockets, we also recovered two rifles from the suspects, including prepared charms, and battle axes.”
The police boss disclosed that the suspects had been on the wanted list of the police since last year, adding that they have robbed several persons in the community before nemesis caught up with them.
He said, “We have arrested over 13 suspected cultists in the community last week, and they are helping the police for further investigation, and on completion, they will be charged to court.”