Two suspected robbers were killed, yesterday after a six-man robbery gang had trailed and dispossessed a woman of the large sum of money she had gone to withdraw at a first generation bank in Satellite Town, Lagos.
According to Vanguard, motorists and residents alerted the Police attached to Satellite Division Police Station of the activities of the robbers and that the Divisional Police Officer mobilised his men, who went after the robbers.
Four of the suspects, who headed towards Satellite Town, were apprehended and the loot recovered, while two others that were on motorbike, were gunned down at Alakija Bus Stop, and guns recovered from them.
The bodies of the armed robbers could be seen lying on the road as people gathered to catch a glimpse.
Lagos State Police Command’s spokesperson, SP Chike Oti, who confirmed the incident, said the robbers attacked a bank customer at about 9a.m. and as they were carrying out the operation, residents saw them and alerted the Police, who then went into action.