FOUR suspected robbers reported to have shot three members of
the Nigeria Youth Service Corps, NYSC, have been killed by a combined
team of policemen and local vigilante in Kokori, Ethiope East local
government area of Delta State.
Confirming the incident yesterday, a member of the vigilante team
said the hoodlums and other flying members of the gang had been
terrorizing residents of Isiokolo and environs with security operatives
being on their trail for the past few days.
The source who spoke on condition of anonymity, said: “A combined
team of security operatives made up of the Police and vigilante, was
able to trail the hoodlums to Kokori after embarking on a robbery
operation, leading to the exchange of gunfire.
“Though three members of the vigilante sustained gunshot wounds, at the end of the gunfire, four of the hoodlums were killed.”