Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command killed two suspected robbers and arrested another two after it foiled a robbery operation on Imude road in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State.
Bala Elkana, spokesperson of the Lagos Police Command, stated this in a statement issued on Wednesday.
According to the statement, the police received a distress call from the residents of Gafaru street, that a group of armed robbers numbering about seven attacked the area.
The statement read: “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.”
Items recovered from the suspects include three Beretta Pistols with three live ammunition, three expended ammunition, and one unregistered Bajaj Motorcycle.
The police reiterated its commitment to deal decisively with criminal elements in the state.