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Enugu Police In Shoot-out With Robbers

The Anti Crime Squad of the Enugu Police command has arrested two suspected notorious armed robbery kingpins that have been terrorizing residents of Amala, Obollo Afor in Udenu council area of the state.

The suspects who gave their names as Okwudili Agbo, a.k.a Smooth and Chizoba Okoro, a.k.a Chameleon were nabbed by the operatives after a shootout but they surrendered to the superior firepower of the police.

Police in a statement said the hoodlums had engaged the police in a shootout but were overpowered by the superior fire power of the police. The police disclosed that after the gun battle, Okwudili Agbo and Chizoba Okoro were fatally injured before they were overpowered and their weapons recovered.

Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO) of the state, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed that one locally made double muzzle pistol, one single barrel gun with four live cartridges, two cutlasses and assorted objects believed to be charms were recovered from the suspect.

Amaraizu also disclosed that the suspects along with other now at large participated in the alleged kidnap of one Cletus Odo on May 5.

– Amah Baldwin

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