Suspected armed robber shot dead by residents

He was shot during a gun-fire exchange with residents of Tatale on Tuesday evening.

He was shot during a gun-fire exchange with the residents on Tuesday evening.

The deceased and his two other accomplices had attacked two residents of the area who were returning to their village at Pakpasa on a motorbike.

The two residents, however, managed to escape and subsequently informed other residents of the area of what had happened.

The Northern Regional Police Crime Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Mr. John Anane said that the residents then mobilised and attacked the robbers resulting in the death of one of them.

The deceased who was shot by the residents also had cutlass wounds on his body, DSP Anane added.


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