A member of a theft gang has been shot lifeless by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force in Ondo State.
The robber was killed throughout an try and rob a bakery in Akure, the state capital.
It was gathered that after the operation, the armed robbers snatched a automobile belonging to the proprietor of the bakery to flee from the scene.
They have been chased by policemen from the Okuta Elerinla Division in Akure South Local Government Area of the state to Igbara-Oke, headquarters of Ifedore Local Government.
It was at Igbara-Oke that the policemen engaged the robbers in a shoot out which led to the killing of considered one of them.
After the shootout, one of many robbers was arrested whereas others fled into the bush.
Similarly, the police additionally foiled an try by a five-man gang to rob a cocoa service provider of the sum of N13 million in Akure.
According to sources, the robbers trailed the cocoa service provider from a financial institution and double crossed him at Oshinle space of the state capital however the man fled on foot with among the money.
Following investigation, it was revealed that the sum of N2m was stolen from the sales space of his automotive when he fled.
The cash was shared by some boys within the space who earlier helped the sufferer when he was operating from the robbers.
While disclosing that each one these concerned within the stealing of the N2m have been apprehended, the Ondo Police spokesman, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, stated investigations had begun in direction of arresting the fleeing robbers.
Police kill robber in Ondo, foil attempt to rob merchant of N13m