Dreaded Armed Robbers on Operation Gunned Down by Police After a Gun Battle in Akwa Ibom (Photos) - Khorgist.com


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Saturday, 25 August 2018

Dreaded Armed Robbers on Operation Gunned Down by Police After a Gun Battle in Akwa Ibom (Photos)

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has recorded another great breakthrough in fight against criminal elements in the state.

On the 23rd day of August, 20018, at about 5 pm, five notorious armed robbers, led by Kingsley Peter, a.k.a “Morale” who is the gang leader robbed some persons along Aba road by Ikot Osurua before proceeding to a banking area along the same road to dispossess ATM customers and shops owners.
The men of Ikot Ekpene Division, led by the Divisional Police Officer, SP Benjamin Achegbani, trailed and engaged the hoodlums in a fierce shootout, four of the armed robbers were shot dead while one Akwaowo Daniel Umoren (m) of Ikot Inemme in Essien Udim Local Government Area was arrested with an AK47 with 60 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition. Other exhibits recovered were;
# 5 locally made Pistols
# 8 live cartridges
# 2 Rounds of 5.56mm ammunition
# 1 AK47 magazine
# 3 Expended cartridges
# 2 Masks
# 6 Assorted Phones
# Three Motorcycles
# Physical cash of 63,000 (Sixty-three thousand naira ) only.
nary investigation reveals that the same armed bandits were those responsible for the robbery at Gulfsafrin Filling Station, located at Ukana, Ikot Ntuen, Essien Udim LGA, close to the residence of Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio, CON.

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