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Fake soldier shot dead during robbery operation in Ogun

A pretend soldier has been shot lifeless by males of the Ogun State Police Command, throughout a theft operation.

Police stated the pretend soldier, who was described as an armed theft suspect, was killed within the early hours of Friday, as he and his crew engaged the police in a gun duel alongside Sagamu/Benin freeway.

The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident to DAILY POST.

Oyeyemi, in a press release, stated, “The robber was shot lifeless following a misery name obtained by the police in Ijebu-Ife at about 2:45am, {that a} gang of armed robbers in army camouflage, had blocked the expressway and had been dispossessing motorists of their valuables.”

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Upon the data, Oyeyemi knowledgeable that the DPO of Ijebu-Ife, CSP Raphael Ugbenyo, shortly mobilised his anti-robbery crew in addition to a crew of the Particular Anti Rbbery Squad (SARS) to the scene.

“Sighting the policemen, the robbers engaged them in gun battle which lasted for about half-hour. On the finish of the encounter, one of many hoodlums was shot lifeless whereas others escaped into the close by bush with varied levels of gunshot accidents,” Oyeyemi stated.

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In accordance with the PPRO, two mock weapons, a cellphone, assorted charms and a torchlight had been the gadgets recovered from the scene of the incident.

DAILY POST gathered that “the corpse of the lifeless robber has been deposited within the mortuary, whereas effort is on to apprehend the fleeing members of the gang.”

The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, whereas commending his males for his or her gallantry, directed the thorough combing of your entire space in order to deliver the escaped members of the gang to justice.

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Ajogun additionally appealed to most of the people, particularly hospitals, to alert the police if anybody with bullet damage is seen of their space.

He warned criminals to steer clear of Ogun State, threatening that the command is prepared greater than ever to take the battle to their door steps.

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