Saturday, February 26, 2011

Cops recover 2 AK-47's, Kill Bandit in Gunfight (Nigeria)

A member of an armed robbery group terrorising Port Harcourt has been gunned down by men of the Rivers State Police command, recovering two AK 47 rifles, two magazines and four live ammunitions from the group at the end of the operation...the policemen retaliated with a counter fire, a situation that led to  the death of one of the robbers.
---Full report at  Vanguard Online---
Wild shootouts between ruthless criminals and questionable Cops are not uncommon in Nigeria, and of course the most common weapons are beat up but still serviceable Kalashnikov variants. With politics being what they are, it's amazing that crime there is not worse than it already is - (S9)

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