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  1. A security guard whose name is still to be revealed, has been shot dead by suspected armed robbers in the early hours of today at the Pickup Garage, Amai Junction in Obiaruku Community, headquarters of Ukwuani Local Government Area of Delta State. It was reported that the Suspected armed robbers also burgled some shops and carted away mobile phones and other accessories worth millions of Naira. The gruesome murder of the security guard who is from Hausa has thrown the community into confusion with many afraid of who might be next. The Obiaruku Divisional Police Officer declined comments on the matter but a source within the police who craved anonymity confirmed the report saying, "The Security guard was gruesomely murdered. We will do our best to get the culprits, I assure you." Contacted, the Delta State Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Aniamaka confirmed the report just as he assured that investigation is on to bring the perpetrators to justice. In recent times, commercial motorcycle operators have been robbed and dispossessed of their bikes and other valuables in Obiaruku while the perpetrators of the heinous crimes remain unmasked.
  2. The spokesperson of the Nigerian Police Force, Jimoh Moshood has said the people calling for the proscription of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) may be armed robbers. Speaking to TheCable on Sunday, Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said SARS has lived up to its duty of curbing violent crimes and so, calls for its proscription should be "totally condemned". "As we speak, SARS is doing fantastically well across the country in reducing incidents of robbery to the barest minimum... they are doing very, very well," Moshood said. "There has not been any specific violation of human rights against any SARS personnel. So anybody that is spreading such a rumour is not doing the nation any good. "SARS has no excesses and when there is any, we do investigate. "The call for SARS to be scrapped should be condemned by all well-meaning Nigerians. Anybody calling for their proscription is not doing the nation any good and such people should be suspected as having something to hide." Moshood urged Nigerians with complaints against any police officer - "whether SARS or any other personnel" - to channel their complaints through established channels. "Accessibility (to the police in cases of complaints) is very possible, he said, adding: "We do not take any infraction or violation of human right of any Nigerian likely. You know that so many police officers have been dismissed and even charged to court." "So, Nigerians should not give in to insinuations from people that just come to the social media and start spreading falsehood. Such people spreading such information may likely be armed robbers themselves. "There is laid down rules for police procedures and any police officer that go beyond boundary to do something outrageous which is against the law is apprehended."
  3. A dangerous gang of armed robbers have stormed a branch of UBA in Lapai, Niger state on Wednesday. They ended up killing two police officers and a banker. According to PoliticsNGR, the robbers successfully broke into the bank and reportedly carted away huge sums of money. It was gathered that the robbers attacked UBA bank along Suleja road just beside Kobo Campus of IBB University before attacking First Bank along Minna road. It was learnt that the criminals gained entry into the town through Lapai-Gulu road in two cars.They kidnapped the manager of First Bank. The attack on both banks lasted over an hour. They carted away cash in big bags and escaped through Lapai-Paiko road. A team of soldiers and police officers chased down the robbers but so far no arrest has been announced.

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