Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command have killed two out of a 4-man robbery gang at 7th Avenue in Gwarinpa Estate, Abuja.
A statement by the FCT Police Spokesperson, ASP Mariam Yusuf, revealed that the incident happened at the wee hours of Tuesday after the gang had dispossessed their victims of their valuables
Yusuf explained that two out of the suspected robbery syndicate were killed while the rest escaped.
The police, however, recovered all stolen items such as “computer gadgets, mobile phones and a huge sum of money”.
Meanwhile, the police reported another case of a robbery attack in Apo-Dutse along Apo axis, where a notorious gang attacked and stole the belongings of a resident.
Unfortunately, the victim was killed by the assailants while his security guard was left with a gunshot injury.
“Thankfully, the security guard is responding to treatment,” Yusuf said.
“Consequently, the Commissioner of Police has launched a manhunt to arrest and prosecute all the fleeing suspects while commiserating with the families and friends of the deceased.
“The Command wishes to reiterate its unflinching commitment to the protection of lives and property within the FCT.
“To report all suspicious movements within your vicinity, emergency or distress, call these numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883. To report the conduct of Police Officers, call the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) Line:09022222352,” the police said.