Police killed two in foiled robbery attempt in Lagos

At  least two suspected robbers have been killed, while two others met their Waterloo in foiled operation on Imude road in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State, according to authority.

Spokesman of the command, DSP Bala Elkana, who confirmed the development on Wednesday, narrated that the incident occurred when the police received a distress call from the residents of Gafaru street, that a group of armed robbers numbering about seven attacked the area.

Items recovered from the suspects include three Beretta Pistols with three live ammunition, three expended ammunition, and one unregistered Bajaj Motorcycle.

Speaking further, DSP Bala Elkana explained “on sighting the Police, the Armed robbers opened fire but were subdued by the superior firepower of our gallant teams.

“Two suspects namely Semiu Ibrahim aged 24 yrs, and Francis Obi aged 29 yrs, were arrested while Chinozo Felix aka power aged 29 yrs and Ifeanyi Uche were fatally Injured.

“Unfortunately, a resident of the state lost his life while two others sustained injuries and have been rushed to the hospital for treatments”.

The police, then reiterated its commitment to deal decisively with criminal elements in the state.

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