Operatives of the Edo State Police Command have shot lifeless a suspected member of a kidnap syndicate in Ovia South-West Native Authorities Space of the state.
The deceased and 9 different members of the gang have been mentioned to be infamous for terrorizing and robbing vacationers and motorists on the highways.
It was gathered that the hoodlums had on Wednesday emerged from the bush alongside the Benin-Lagos expressway and blocked a portion of the street, making it impassable.
A workforce of policemen from the Okada division have been mentioned to have stormed the realm, after a misery name, and engaged the abductors in a shootout.
The suspected criminals have been mentioned to have fled to the Benin-Auchi street and in addition engaged one other set of policemen in a gun battle, which left one of many hoodlums lifeless.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, instructed our correspondent on Thursday night that, an AK 47 rifle, a machete and a few charms have been recovered from the lifeless suspect.