The Cross River State Police has killed an unidentified man alleged to be a teacher who was among a four man robbery gang that raided shops along Goldie-Mount Zion Street in the Calabar-South area of the state capital.
It was gathered that the Uwanse Police Division operatives, had responded to a distress call that the robbers were attacking the shops owners.
The policemen had engaged in a duel with the gang, leading to the death of one of the gang members.
A witness, Mrs. Sarah Bepeh, identified the only suspect that was killed as a teacher in her daughter’s school.
Another suspect was reported to have been arrested alive with gun wounds, while the driver and the last member escaped.
Two locally-made pistols and other items, such as phones, laptops and money, were said to have been recovered from the suspects.
Irene Ugbo, The state Police Public Relations Officer, said the police the two robbers that escaped would be captured and they would surely get to the root of the matter.