Police kill suspected armed robber in Delta

OPERATIVES of the Delta State police command, Ebrumede Division, have killed a suspected armed robber in the state.

The hoodlum, identified as Ekugbe, met his Waterloo at Orhunwhorhun community in Udu Local Government Area on Saturday.

Nigerian Tribune gathered that the body of the suspect was taken to the premises of the Ebrumede police station, where members of the public had a glimpse of a criminal who had been giving residents of the area a nightmare.

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Journalists could, however, not get details of the encounter between the police and the suspected armed robber, as policemen on duty declined to speak on the incident.

However, when contacted, the state Commissioner of Police, Adeyinka Adeleke, in a terse text message of confirmation to journalists, simply said, ‘True.’

It was gathered on Sunday morning that the suspected armed robber had been terrorising several communities in Udu and parts of Uvwie local government area.

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