Police kill wanted armed robber, recover stolen pistol in Imo | Dailytrust

Police kill wanted armed robber, recover stolen pistol in Imo

The police in Imo said that they have gunned down a notorious armed robber who had been on their radar for a long time.

Police Spokesman, CSP Mike Abattam, said that the alleged armed robber known as Bugatti, was traced to a hideout in Nsu in Ehime Mbano Local Government Area where he had been using to terrorise the people of the area.

Abattam said in a statement yesterday that following the information received by the vigilante group of Nsu community, on Friday at about 2:20pm, they sighted him with two of his members in the community.

He said, “The community’s vigilante group which has been working in synergy with the police, immediately alerted the police patrol team within the area and they moved to where the suspect and his gang were hiding in the bush.

“On sighting the security men, they opened fire. And during the gun duel, the gang leader of the group, ‘Bugatti’ was neutralised and his Revolver Pistol recovered to the station, while the other two suspects escaped with bullet wounds.”

Dear Reader,
Every day, we work hard to provide readers such as you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information. Quality journalism costs money. Today, we're asking that you support us to do more. Your support means that Daily Trust can keep offering journalism to everyone in the world. Sign up for as little as N1,000 to become a member. Learn more about our membership here

Bank transfers can be made to:
Zenith Bank
1017257739
Media Trust Ltd


Please send details of your bank transfer to the email or Whatsapp number below so that we can contact you.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

Inquiries:
Email: membership@dailytrust.com
Whatsapp: +234 806 990 3410