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Four Criminals parading themselves as operatives of the Federal S
pecial Anti-Robbery Squad SARS have been gunned down in  port harcourt Rivers State.
The suspects were killed by SARS on Saturday, December 16, at Ogbogoro community in the Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State following a distress call from an unidentified member of the public.
This was as armed robbers, who operated around the Ileabuchi area of Mile 2 Diobu, Port Harcourt City, on Saturday night, killed a policeman in the area, leaving a local vigilante member and other persons with bullet wounds.
It was learnt that the vigilante member and the other persons, who were hit by bullets, had been hospitalised.
A source told PUNCH that the criminals were spotted to be fake security operatives by residents of the area.
It was gathered that a resident of the area called Ozuoba Police Station.
The source said when SARS operatives entered the community, the fake SARS men engaged them in a gun duel.
The Commander of SARS in the state, Mr. Akin Fakorede, who confirmed the development, said his men killed a four-man robbery gang that disguised as SARS operatives to rob some residents.
The source said when SARS operatives entered the community, the fake SARS men engaged them in a gun duel.
The Commander of F-SARS in the state, Mr. Akin Fakorede, who confirmed the development, said his men killed a four-man robbery gang that disguised as SARS operatives to rob some residents of that area.


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