The Police in Delta have confirmed the death of a suspected robber, Ugbaudu Williams, 31, after being allegedly shot by “his partner in crime’’.
DSP Edafe Bright, the Acting Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, confirmed the development to newsmen on Friday in Warri.
He explained that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Oghara Division, received a distress call on the development and immediately deployed patrol team to the scene.
“The suspects on sighting the police ran into the nearby bush which was later combed by a combined team of police and Vigilante.
“Williams, a notorious criminal was found fatally shot on his right hand and seriously bleeding.
“He confessed that he was shot by one Desmond, his partner in crime.
“He was rushed to the General Hospital, Oghara, for treatment where he gave up the ghost,’’ he said.
Bright said that the police had launched a manhunt for the fleeing suspect. (NAN)