A suspected kidnapper has been shot lifeless at some point of a shootout with the police on Benin-Auchi street through Okhuo hill in Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of Edo State, NaijaCover Reports.
It became amassed By NaijaCover, that the gunmen had set a barricade on the street with cause to kidnap visitors while the police bumped into them on Tuesday, June 22.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Kontongs Bello, who showed the incident stated the police spoke back to a misery name that hoodlums had blocked Benin-Auchi street and have been ready to rob street users.
“On receipt of the statistics, the DPO in price of Ehor Division swung into motion through drafting tactical groups to the area,” Bello stated.
“The hoodlums on sighting the police engaged them in a gun conflict however withinside the process, one of the hoodlums became shot lifeless,”
The PPRO stated that one domestically made unmarried barrel gun, seven stay cartridges and Tecno telecellsmartphone have been recovered on the scene.
“Effort is directly to arrest different gang individuals who escaped with bullet wounds.” he added.
According to him, Commissioner of Police Edo State Command, CP Phillip Aliyu Ogbadu, has confident the command’s dedication in making Edo crime-free.
He entreated the overall public to preserve to present credible statistics so as to result in the arrest of criminals withinside the State.