The men of the Ogun State Police on Friday morning gun dead an armed robber in armed force uniform along Sagamu/Benin express road.
In an announcement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made accessible to newsmen in Abeokuta, said the police in Ijebu-Ife in Ijebu East Local Government Area, gotten a pain call, at about 2.45 a.m, that a posse of outfitted burglars in military disguise hindered the freeway seizing drivers of their things.
Oyeyemi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said the DPO of Ijebu-Ife, CSP Rapheal Ugbenyo, acted in a quick reaction to the call by activating the anti-robbery team and special anti-robbery squad to the place.
The burglars, who masked as armed force staff, on locating the police started shooting at them, an experience detailed having endured over 30 minutes.
One of the burglary presumes was fired dead in the firearm fight, while others got away with different degrees of discharge wounds.
Things found at the scene were two fake weapons; a cellphone; contact light and charms.
The PPRO said the exertion is on to capture the escaping robbers from the scene while the remaining parts of the casualty were said to have been stored at a funeral home.
Oyeyemi indicated that the State Police Commissioner, Edward Ajogun, had coordinated that careful brushing ought to be completed on the zone where the rest of the individuals from the pack fled to.
While praising the chivalry exertion of his men for dislodging the burglars from the expressway, the CP, asked individuals from people in general to alarm the police of anybody with a slug injury in their region.