DSP Sewuese Anene, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), said that the suspects were arrested at a hideout in Ugba, Logo Local Government Area (LGA) of the state after they kidnapped a man.
Anene said upon sighting the police, the suspects engaged them in an exchange of fire but they were subdued.
She explained that one of them sustained gunshot injuries and was confirmed dead at the hospital and his corpse has been deposited at the morgue.
“The other two, identified as Aondona Yakyuur and Teryange Myina are currently undergoing interrogation,’’ she said.
She said the victim was rescued unhurt and has been reunited with his family.
The PPRO added that one fabricated beretta pistol with four rounds of live ammunition was recovered from them.
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