There was jubilation in Umuka community of Okigwe Local Government Area, Imo State, as operatives of the State Zonal Police Command, Today, Wednesday 22nd February at earlier hours, shot dead three notorious armed robbers in the area and arrested one alive.

Ifeanyicy.com gathered that, an armed robbery gang had first attacked and robbed a woman and later went to attack a Total fueling Station along the Okigwe Enugu Expressway were they also robbed the Fuel Station attendants before being confronted by the Nigeria Police on patrol and on the process, three of the gang members were successfully gunned down after being over powered by the strong fire force of the Nigerian Police.
Their body is said to be deposited in the morgue at General Hospital Okigwe, while one of them was apprehended alive.

According to eyewitnesses, the dreaded group were led by their gang leader nicknamed "Shaba" from Umuka Okigwe. The armed gang  has being terrorizing the community with motorcycles forcing the local government authority to ban Motorcycle in the area, but the group choose to block major Enugu_ Okigwe_Umuahia express road early morning, robbing road users of their valued properties while unleashing mayhem to indigenes and residences alike.

Ifeanyicy.com reports that the suspects who were robbing their victims, got trapped in a Total fueling station, during which the suspects started to engage in a shoot out with police officers who have surrounded them and on the process  three of the suspects were killed and the last severely injured.

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