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Two suspected POS-armed robbers were beaten to stupor after they allegedly tried robbing a female operator while they were armed with a gun in Ughelli, Delta state.

According to sources, the POS robbers were arrested at Onoharigho street after the female operator held one of the suspect’s trousers despite a threat to shoot her. Her shout for help attracted youths in the area who pursued the suspected thieves, apprehended them, and beat them up.

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When contacted, Delta police spokesperson Edafe Bright said the timely intervention of policemen from the Ughelli area command prevented the angry youths from setting the suspects ablaze.

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A third suspect according to the police spokesperson escaped with their operational motorcycle and a cut-to-size gun, leaving the two suspects in a pool of blood.

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The suspects are presently being detained at the police area command in Ughelli, while efforts are on to arrest the fleeing suspect according to the police public relations officer.


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