Ugbaudu Williams, a notorious criminal also known as Beleke, was shot and killed by his partner in crime in the Ethiope West local government area in the state of Delta.
Acting State Police Command spokesman DSP Edafe Bright, who confirmed the incident on Friday in Warri, said the deceased and his accomplice Desmond, now a fugitive, went on a robbery mission in the village of Ijomi near Oghara.
“On 5/5/2021, at approximately 0405 hours, a distress call was received from an indigenous man from the village of Ijomi who, in his compound in the previous town, his dogs began to bark, indicating the present danger within the enclosure that he went out to inspect. what was happening when he saw two armed boys, “said Edafe.
“The DPO Oghara division deployed a patrol team to the scene, the suspects spotting the police, they set out. The suspects ran into the nearby bush which was then combed by combined teams of police and vigilante groups where a 31-year-old Ugbaudu Williams aka Beleke, a notorious criminal was found fatally shot in his right hand and was bleeding badly.
“He confessed that he was shot by a certain Desmond, his partner in crime. They took it to his house for a search where another locally made barrel pistol with two live cartridges was recovered, an expanded cartridge was recovered. He was rushed to Oghara General Hospital for treatment, where he left a ghost while receiving treatment. The pursuit of the fleeing suspect is ongoing. “