The Delta State Police Command in cooperation with the 3 Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Effurun, on Tuesday morning, gunned down a notorious gunman and recovered an AK-47 rifle in Warri, Delta State.
Other members of the notorious gang dash from the scene of occurrence following the superior fire of the police.
It was gathered that the notorious gang specialises in killing policemen and taking their rifles.
It was learnt that the Men of the Police Force led by the Divisional Police Officer “C” Division Asaba, CSP Anieteh Eyoh trailed the dead armed robber and his gang members who engaged them (the police) in a fierce gun battle, to Warri based on intelligent reports.
During the operation, the notorious armed robber was arrested in the Effurun area but was reportedly shot dead by the police when he attempted to escape.
When contacted the Commissioner of Police in Delta State, CP Muhammad Mustafa confirmed the report.