A notorious armed robber identified as Bugatti has been killed by the Police Command in Imo State.
This comes after police received a report that the deceased have threatened residents of Nsu Community in Ehime Mbano LGA, Imo State. The police recovered a revolver gun on him.
Bugatti was apprehended on Friday, August 20, when vigilante members of the neighborhood recognized the suspect, who is claimed to be the leader of a known armed robbery group, and quickly contacted the police, according to a statement from the command’s spokesperson, CSP Michael Abattam.
”The community’s vigilante group immediately alerted the police patrol team within the area and they moved to where the suspect and his gang were hiding in the bush. On sighting the security men, they opened fire . And during the gun duel, the gang leader of the group, “Bugatti ” was neutralised and his Revolver Pistol recovered to the station. While the other two suspects escaped with bullet wounds.
When the a Revolver Pistol was checked, it was discovered that, it was one of the police Revolver Pistol that was carted away during the #ENDSARS saga when the Police Area Command Headquarters at Ehime Mbano LGA of Imo State was attacked by hoodlums. ”the statement read
According to Abattam, measures are being undertaken to apprehend the two suspects who managed to flee with bullet wounds, as well as other gang members who are now hiding.