Police intercept robbery attack, gun down 2 suspects in Gwarimpa

NEWS DIGEST – The operatives of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Police Command have gunned down two suspected armed robbers at Gwarimpa, Abuja.

A statement by the FCT police spokesman, Mariam Yusuf, said the suspects were gunned down while robbing their victims at 7th Avenue, Gwarimpa, in the early hours of Tuesday.

Mrs Yusuf added that the deceased were members of a four-man gang.

According to her, computer gadgets, mobile phones and a huge sum of money were recovered from the criminals.

The statement titled, ‘Police foil robbery attack at Gwarimpa,’ read, “Two members of the gang met their death after attempting to escape with the stolen items while the others fled.

“Fortunately, all the stolen items including computer gadgets, mobile phones and a huge sum of money were recovered by police operatives from Gwarimpa.”

The police have also launched a manhunt for a gang which attacked and killed a resident at Apo-Dutse and injured his security guard.

The statement said the FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, has ordered a manhunt for the fleeing suspects while commiserating with the families and friends of the deceased.