Police Killed Two Suspect In A Foiled Robbery Attempt In FCT
According to the information gathered, the Police Control in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday said it foiled an armed robbery Assault at Sauka Federal Housing Estate, Lugbe Extension where two suspects were killed.
The control’s Spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, in a statement, said that the operation followed a distress call on March 10 that armed robbers were robbing the occupants of the estate.
Manzah explained that on sighting operatives in the Lugbe Division, the suspects opened fire on them.
He explained that the trade of gunfire caused the killing of two suspects from the gallant policemen, while some stopped gunshot wounds.
The spokesman stated that the operatives while looking the scene as well as a neighbouring bush, recovered two locally produced pistols, nine flat-screen tv sets and two notebook computers.
Meanwhile, other items recovered are: two cutlasses; one knife; one-touch light; one cell phone; wrist watches; jewellery; and shoes, among others.
He said that some victims had shown up at the Lugbe Police Division to identify their property from the recovered items.
Manzah said the FCT Commissioner of Police, Mr Sadiq Bello, had assured residents of the territory of the command’s readiness to fight crime.
“He also enjoined hospital workers and members of the public to alert the nearest police station once anybody is sighted with gunshot wounds,” he said.