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Police arrests members of a 30-man robbery gang in Abuja (photo)

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Police arrests members of a 30-man robbery gang in Abuja (photo)

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Members of a robbery gang terrorising a residential area in Abuja were paraded by the police
– According to the police, two of the robbers were killed, three escaped while three were arrested
– The robbery gang is believed to have about 30 members
The Nigeria Police Force at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) said it has smashed a 30-man armed robbery gang terrorising Sauka Federal Housing Area.
The police faced the robbers on Friday, March 16, after the gang attacked the area and a concerned resident called to inform the police. A gun battle ensued between the robbers and the police when the police arrived the scene.
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The Punch reports that two of the robbers were shot dead while three escaped with gunshot injuries. Three others were, however, arrested.

Items such as a locally-made pistol, nine Plasma Television sets, shoes, and a knife were recovered from them, according to the police reports.
The spokesmen for the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Manzah Anjugri, who confirmed the arrest said: “I n another operation, we arrested six persons in the Banex area during a stop-and-search operation and we recovered firearms and Indian hemp from them. The suspects will be transferred to the investigation department for further investigation.”

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