Two Killed As Police Foiled Robbery Operation In Kogi Community

Two Killed As Police Foiled Robbery Operation In Kogi Community

PRESS RELEASE: 02/06/2020

FOILED ARMED ROBBERY/DEAD OF SUSPECTS

CONSEQUENT UPON A DISTRESS CALL THAT SOME HOODLUMS SUSPECTED TO BE CULTISTS LED BY NOTORIOUS KIDNAPPER ONE ONUCHA OPIA AND HIS GANG WHICH INCLUDES ONE DANLAMI SHUAIBU AND ONE AMINU OPIA AMONG OTHERS BOTH ‘M’ OF IDAH LGA BLOCKED BISHOP ROAD JUNCTION IDAH, THE DIVISIONAL POLICE OFFICER OF IDAH DIVISION CSP IBRAHIM JAORO, PROMPTLY MOBILIZED AND LED A COMBINED TEAM OF POLICE, JTF NAVY/CIVIL DEFENCE TO THE SCENE WHERE THEY ENGAGED HOODLUMS IN A GUN DUEL WHICH FORCED THEM TO FLED WITH BULLET WOUNDS. ONE LOCALLY MADE GUN WITH FOUR EXPENDED CARTRIDGE WAS RECOVERED AT THE SCENE. WHILE THE FOOT PRINTS OF THE HOODLUMS WERE TRAILED AND THE DUO OF ONUCHA OPIA AND DANLAMI SHUAIBU WERE FOUND DEAD ALONG ONA ROAD AND OLD UNION BANK JUNCTION RESPECTIVELY. MEANWHILE, THEIR CORPSES WERE REMOVED TO GENERAL HOSPITAL MORGUE, WHILE EFFORTS IS ON TOP GEAR TO ARREST AMINU OPIA AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE GANG

DSP WILLIAM OVYE AYA,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
KOGI STATE POLICE COMMAND

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