It all started when the gunmen came to rob and terrorize Obiagiu council Bus stop in the Ogui New layout Enugu, but unknown to them information has reached the police who immediately rushed to the scene to rescue the people.
According to reports the gunmen were armed with police rifles and engaged in a shoot out with the police which lasted for more than 20 minutes when one of the robbers was eventually shoot dead. Two arrested, while the rest escaped with vehicles they snatched from people.
An eye witness said:
“The shooting started as I was offloading water from the boot; as I tried to run, one of thm asked, ‘where is the key?” I dropped my car keys for them and ran for my life; but they had problems with my car and abandoned it only to snatch a Sienna and Corolla as alternative,” he said.
Currently investigation is still going on to track down the others who escaped.
The Enugu Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ebere Amaraizu (DSP) disclossed.