Limbe Police officers have shot dead three armed robbers who were about to stage a robbery in Mudi residential area after exchanging gunfire.
The three were shot on Monday just after mid-day after Police foiled their attempted robbery.
National Police Spokesperson, Rhoda Manjolo confirmed of the development in an interview and identified the deceased criminals as Charles Bauleni, Robert Senga and the other one only identified as Prince.
According to Manjolo, the Police cornered the three after receiving a tip from well-wishers within the targeted place.
We had information on the 7th of May that there were criminals who wanted to attack a certain house in Mudi residential area at gate no 30. Our officers visited the area but the criminals didn’t turn up explained Manjolo.
She said on Monday they had information that the criminals were set to stage the robbery.
“Upon arriving at the criminals started firing on the Police who retaliated by firing back, leading to the shooting of the three,” she said.
Manjolo also revealed that the other criminal escaped.