Men of Ogun state police command have shot dead two suspected armed robbers who are members of robbery gang that attacked Dangote cement company at Ibese in the early hours of today (Saturday) 2/12/17.
The gang numbering about seven invaded the company armed with dangerous weapons and moved straight to the material section to Cart away some armoured cables.
A statement by ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesman of the Command said, “The policemen posted on duty at the company were alerted by the company security men and they promptly moved to the scene.
“On sighting the policemen, the hoodlums engaged them in gun battle which lasted for about 45 minutes.
“At the end of the encounter, one of the robbers was shot dead while one was arrested with serious gunshot wounds but died on the way to the hospital.
“Other members of the gang escaped with various degrees of gun shot injuries.
“Recovered from them are; one locally made single barrel gun, 14 expended cartridges, dagger and a house breaking equipment.
Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Ahmed Iliyasu while commending the gallant display of his men appealed to members of the public especially hospital to report anybody seen with gunshot wound to the police.
He also assured residents of the state of adequate security before during and after the forthcoming Yuletide season.