Female Robbers Arrested In Anambra State After Engaging In Gun Battle With The Police

1 year ago by: CLARA JANCITA
-- Online (f) at 17-12-2018 01:39PM

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Two female robbers in Anambra State have been arrested by the Police after they engaged them in a gun battle in a hotel in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area of the state.

According to Reporters, the robbers locked out the police and engaged them in a gun duel for about half an hour. The suspects were said to be operating in the hotel when the police arrived at the scene following a tip-off.

A source in the hotel said,
“On sighting the police, the robbers locked the entrance of the hotel and engaged the police in a fierce gun duel, which lasted for more than 30 minutes.
“One of the suspects later sustained gunshot injury on the buttocks, while attempting to disarm a policeman. The lady is currently receiving treatment in a hospital.”

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the story, said the suspects were arrested while their accomplices escaped.
Mohammed said one fabricated pistol, three live cartridges, one axe, two empty shells, some quantities of dry leaves suspected to be Indian hemp and Tramadol were recovered from them.
He said,

“At about 4pm on Saturday, we received an intelligence report at the Ogidi Police Division that some suspected armed robbers/cultists were cited at the Paradise Hotel, Ogidi, brandishing dangerous weapons.

“Following the report, police detectives attached to the Ogidi Division rushed to the scene and cordoned off the area.

“The gang, on sighting the police, locked the entrance to the hotel and engaged the police in a fierce gun duel, which lasted for more than 30 minutes. The police responded, but with high restraint in order to avert innocent civilian casualties.

“As a result, one of the suspects, Ugochukwu Okafor, sustained gunshot injuries on the buttocks, while trying to disarm a police officer.”

Mohammed said the injured suspect was taken to the hospital for treatment, adding,

“The case is under investigation after which the suspects will be charged to court.”

-- Wazubia (m) at 17-12-2018 02:04PM
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-- Mykie010 (m) at 17-12-2018 02:54PM
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the story said they used a locally made pistol, is that what they used to engage them in fierce gun battle that lasted for 30 mins. Police can lie.
-- Markeve (f) at 17-12-2018 03:09PM
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nawaoo is this form of what they called what man can do woman can do it better shame on them they disgrace slay queens association they're hereby summoned by the  shit hole zoo aristo association for change.
-- james987 (m) at 17-12-2018 03:17PM
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When there is hunger in the land
-- mgiwa6 (m) at 17-12-2018 07:14PM
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Wasting of money for treatment! Just kill them and rid the society of unwanted criminals.
-- proly (f) at 17-12-2018 09:18PM
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Odiegwu  girls no dey smile again