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Delta police kill suspected IPOB member, recover AK-47 rifle

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The Delta State Police Command killed a suspected member of the Indigenous People of Biafra on Monday in a gun battle.

According to The Punch, the incident occurred at Ogbada Quarters along the Illah-Akwukwu-Igbo Road, in the Oshimili Local Government Area of the state.

A statement by the state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Ali, said, “A police patrol team attached to Illah division, while on stop and search at Ogbada Quarters along Illah-Akwukwu-Igbo Road, was attacked by three armed men suspected to be members of the proscribed IPOB.”

According to the statement, the team engaged the attackers in a gun duel “during which one of the hoodlums was neutralised, while other members of the gang escaped with gunshot injuries.”

The police said one AK-47 rifle with breech no 2534896 and six rounds of 7.62mm ammunition were recovered from the hoodlums.

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