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Police kill member of 4-man robbery gang in Lagos

By Esther Onyegbula
Lagos—Members of a four man armed robbery gang said to be terrorising Abule Egba, a Lagos suburb and its environs, have been killed by security operatives attached Oko Oba Police Division.

Vanguard gathered at about 3am on Sunday, the gang allegedly stormed 10, Jonathan Coker Road, New Oko Oba for a robbery operation.

Anti robbery team attached to the Oko Oba Police Station immediately swung into action after receiving a distress call.

When a team of policemen arrived the scene of the robbery, the robbers allegedly engaged them in a gun battle which led to the death of one of the suspects, while three others fled.

According to the victims neighbour (names withheld), the robbers broke into the victims apartment and robbed the family of their valuables.

Some of the items recovered from the robbery scene include a locally made double barrel shot gun, unspecified amount of money, jewellery and three mobile phones.


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