Police, military kill armed robbers in Nasarawa


The Nasarawa State Police Command says its operatives in collaboration with the military killed two armed robbery suspects  in the Karu Local Government Area of the state.

The police said the suspects were killed in a gun duel with the security agents.

A statement signed in Lafia by the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel, said: “On 29/6/2024 at about 0310hrs, a distress call was received by the Divisional Police officer, Karshi, about an ongoing armed robbery operation around Karshi by-pass.

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“Upon receipt of the information, Police operatives, in collaboration with the military, swiftly moved to the scene. On sighting the security agents, the criminals opened fire on them, and a gun duel ensued.

“Consequently, two of the criminals were fatally injured and rushed to the hospital, where they subsequently died while receiving treatment, and others escaped with bullet wounds.”


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