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Notorious Delta Robber, Getay Falls To Police Bullet After Gun Battle

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A notorious Delta Robber, Getay has fallen to police bullet after a shootout with operatives in Warri.

Focus Naija can report that he gave up the ghost while receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital after bullet hit him during the shootout.

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According to a press statement issued by the spokesperson of the Delta State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe; Getay and his gang were operating around Erejuwa by Old Welfare Road when patrolling operatives of the Warri “B” Division while acting on a tip-off swooped on them.

On sighting the police team, the gang reportedly opened fire and the operatives replied swiftly. The ensuing gun battle led to Getay sustaining gunshot injuries that later claimed his life during treatment.

A cut-to-size double barrel gun, a live cartridge and two expended cartridges were recovered during the operation.

Read the full statement below;

DEATH OF AN ARMED ROBBER, RECOVERY OF ONE LOCALLY MADE GUN

“On 25/02/2022 at about 1420hrs, Operatives of ‘B’ Division Warri Patrol team while on aberdeen patrol along lower Erejuwa by old welfare road, received an information that a notorious armed robber popularly known as Getay and his gang that have been on the Command’s wanted list, were operating around the neighborhood.

 

“The team immediately proceeded to the area, upon sighting the Police Patrol team, the hoodlums opened fire on the team and the team equally responded. In the ensuing gun duel, Getay who is the leader of the gang sustained gunshot injuries and was taken to the hospital where he gave up the ghost while receiving treatment.

“One cut-to-size double barrel gun, one (1) live cartridge, two (2) expended cartridges were recovered. Investigation is ongoing.

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