The Edo State Police Command has affirmed the killing of a famous furnished burglar and recuperating of arms while answering a misery call from occupants of Abuja Quarters by Benson Idahosa University Government Reserved Area, Benin.
Jennifer Iwegbu, the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer of the Command in an explanation on Tuesday July 12, said the looters drew in the police in a weapon duel, prompting the passing of the suspect.
The assertion read, *In its unwavering endeavors to stem the rising pace of furnished burglary and different indecencies in the state, agents of Edo State Police Command joined to its Ugbor divisional base camp on 12/07/2022 at around 04:45hrs killed an equipped theft suspect.
*Following a trouble call to the Divisional Police Officer responsible for Ugbor division at around 04:45hrs of 12/07/2022 that there was a continuous outfitted burglary activity along Abuja Quarters by Benson Idahosa University, Ugbor GRA ,Benin City, the DPO by and by drove agents to the scene determined to capture the suspects.
*On landing in the scene, the suspects on locating the police agents, connected with them in a firearm duel.
*Be that as it may, the predominant fire force of the police agents killed one of the thought outfitted burglars.
*Things recuperated from the suspect incorporates one siphon activity weapon and five live cartridges while endeavors are continuous to capture the escaping gangsters.