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Two dead as police battle armed robbers in Delta

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A team of police and vigilante led by the Divisional Police Officer in Orogun, Ughelli North Local Government Area, SP Obonoh Ndem, have reportedly wounded two suspected armed robbers.

They also arrested a 22-year-old Benedict Agbawara of Abbi town during an exchange of gunfire along Igbuku road in Orogun Community.

DAILY POST learnt that the suspects sustained bullet injuries.

The police also recovered three locally-made cut-to-size guns, one live cartridge and one motorcycle from the suspect.

The Delta State Police Command led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali, confirmed the report in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.

According to him, “The Injured suspects were taken to the hospital where they later died while receiving treatment. Investigation is ongoing.”