Gunmen kill two vigilantes in Delta community

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Another witness who pleaded anonymity said the Venza car was among the group that invaded the community road and NDDC road that night, to rob residents.

“It may be that while the hoodlums were escaping from the robbery, they met the vigilante and attacked them,” he said

As at the time of filing this report, vehicular movement around Amukpe has stopped as youths continued blocking the road in protest.

When contacted, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Bright Edafe, confirmed the killing, adding that it was an armed robbery incident.

“Yes, it was armed robbery incident, the two vigilante was killed by robbers and investigation is ongoing with a view to arrest the perpetrators,” he said

Also, the Sapele LGA Chairman, Eugene Inoaghan, said the culprits would definitely be brought to book and assured residents that the police would soon restore order in the troubled areas.

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