Crime

Lagos Police Kill Anambra State Chief Who Is A Leader Of Robbery Gang In Gun Battle

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The indigenes of Amaduru in Orsumoghu town in Anambra State are still in shock over what happened to one of the revered high chiefs in the community, Chief Ugo Ebenaja.

It was gathered that Ebenaja was killed with some of his gang members in a failed bank robbery that took place in Festac, Lagos recently.

The 47-year old Ebenaja who resides in Satellite town area of Lagos was said to have led a robbery operation where they attempted to rob a bank.

However, the Police foiled the operation and some of the gang members were shot and killed during the exchange of gun fire between the robbers and the Police.

It was gathered that Ebenaja, who led the operation received gun shot and was earlier arrested but he was said to have eventually died as a result of gun shot injury.

The video of the robbery incident and the arrest of the gang members have equally gone viral in the social media.

Some of his community members expressed different opinions but unanimously agreed that Ebenaja was influential and contributed to the development of their community.

One of the brothers said he was still shocked that Ugo Ebenaja was an armed robber against what the community thought about him.

Findings carried out in the community revealed that efforts are being made to retrieve his corpse to give him a burial.

However, some of the members of the community were against such plans, according to them, he has brought shame and disgrace to his family and the entire community.

When a source contacted the Police, he confirmed the failed robbery incident which involved Ebenaja and did not know he was a prominent chief in his community.

The Police source declined to say what happened to his corpse, according to the him, his corpse belong to the government and the family cannot retrieve it.
P.M.Express

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