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Police Shoot Dead Two Bandits In Ogun, Recover AK-47 Rifles

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Detectives from the Ogun State Police Command have shot useless two bandits who’re suspected to be kidnappers within the Onigaari space alongside the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Based on the police on Saturday, the bandits engaged the police in a gun duel at Bere forest in Onigaari space earlier than they have been killed.



The hoodlums have been six sighted within the forest, and have been planning a kidnap operation once they have been engaged by the police operatives.

The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, acknowledged in a launch obtained by SaharaReporters that the hoodlums on sighting the policemen, opened fireplace on them, and a gun battle ensued between them.

He mentioned, “On the finish of the encounter, one of many bandits was shot useless on the spot, whereas others escaped with various levels of gunshot accidents.

“Looking the forest additional, one of many bandits with bullets wound was arrested within the bush however gave up the ghost a couple of minutes after.

“Two AK-47 rifles with breech numbers 1983NF1040 and 1987-3-CA-1212 with 5 rounds of ammunition have been recovered from them. The most recent rifle restoration makes it 4 AK-47 rifles recovered by the command throughout the interval of two weeks. Additionally recovered from them are sachets of tramadol and various charms.

“In the meantime, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered for an enormous manhunt for the remaining members of the gang. He additionally appealed to members of the general public, particularly hospitals to not hesitate to tell the police if anybody with gunshot accidents is seen of their areas.”

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