By Udo Gospel




IGP, Solomon Arase

IGP, Solomon Arase

A 3 – man armed robbery gang has been crushed by the police in Ozoro.


Our correspondent reports that the gang which was led by a young lady met their waterlo when they attempted to rob Darry Poultry Farm at Alagba – Iyede during which process they disarmed and collected the dane gun of the security man to the farm carting away handset, a samba motorcycle with registration number DT1994 LA and other valuables.


Briefing newsmen the DPO of Ozoro, Mr. Evans Onomuighoko (CSP) informed that the armed robbers proceeded to Otor-Iyede where they ran on one Mr. David Agboro and robbed him of a lady motorcycle, handset and his wallet.


The victim alerted the local vigilante who were on patrol, the vigilante notified the DPO who mobilised a crack team of police men in hot chase of the armed robbers.


The escaping armed robbers were bracket in a bush where the female member of the gang was giving directive to the others on the route to take for escape.


The police opened fire on the armed robbers shooting and killed the female and one male while the third escaped.


The bodies of the slain armed robbers were later displayed at the Ozoro police station where members of the public trooped to gaze at the lifeless bodies.