Two suspected armed robbers were on Sunday 9th of May 2021, shot dead at Sagamu interchange, along Lagos -Ibadan expressway by men of the Ogun state police command.
The two suspects were shot dead following a distress call received by the DPO Sagamu division, CSP Okiki Agunbiade, at about 9 pm, that a robbery operation was going on at Sagamu interchange and that one of their victims has been seriously injured.
The Command’s Spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement made available to Newsmen stated that the DPO on receiving the distress call, quickly led his patrol team to the scene where they met the robbers attacking another person, one Agba Enoch.
Oyeyemi further revealed that the team engaged the policemen in gun duel at the end of which two members of the gang were fatally injured, while others escaped with gun shot injuries.
Items recovered from them includes, three handsets, one mock guns, one electric clipper, three ATM cards and one blood stained cutlass.
The injured victim, one Adekunle Adewale, who was seriously matcheted on the head was rushed to hospital for medical attention.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, who commended the gallantry display of his men, has directed a massive manhunt for the fleeing members of the gang, with the view to bring them to justice.
He equally appealed to members of the public, especially hospital, to quickly alert the police if anybody with gun shot injuries is seen in their area.