Robbery, car snatching syndicate meets waterloo in Enugu

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ENUGU – The in Enugu have gunned down a notorious and car snatching suspect in Ikirike Layout, Enugu.

A from the spokesperson of the Police Command, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, said that the suspect was gunned down on Wednesday during a gun battle with the police.

“The police gunned down one of the hoodlums following a distress call when they were about snatching a black Nissan Xterra car with registration number GG 620 AG at gun point.

“Policemen at Ikirike Division trailed the hoodlums and engaged them in a fire battle.

“They were over-powered when one of their gang was gunned down. His corpse has been deposited at the University of Nigeria Teaching , Ituku/Ozalla,’’ the statement said.

It also said that some members of the gang fled with bullet wounds and appealed to the for information on anyone found with bullet wounds.
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According to the statement, some of the items recovered from the gang are one English made single barrel gun, a locally made pistol and the said car.

In another development, the police in Nsukka Division also nabbed a 25-year-old man from Alor-Uno for being in possession of a locally made revolver pistol.

It said that the suspect used the pistol for armed robbery and cultism in Nsukka. (NAN)
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