Nigerian Police Shot Notorious Robber, Tompolo Dead During Gun Battle


A recognized robbery gang known as Tompolo has been shot dead by Delta police command in the state. According to Report by Daily Post, Tompolo and his gang were involved in Gun battle with the police the local vigilante members in the state. The incident was said to have happened on Saturday, 9th of April, 2017.

The gang members were robbing an unidentified woman at gunpoint around 5 am when they were accosted by the policemen. Tompolo was shot dead while 3 others sustained gunshot wounds.

Tompolo had been terrorizing the community before his death.


The Divisional Police Officer of Enerhen, CSP Hassan Galadima said: ” I’m aware of the incident. It’s not just the vigilante that killed the robber. They were on patrol with the police. We shot him and the rest escaped with bullet wounds. We recovered from them some expended and live cartridges inside the gun.”

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