Nigeria policemen have arrested a four-man robbery gang in Bayelsa state on Sunday, after engaging them in a gun battle.
Spokesperson for the command, DSP Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the arrest on Sunday, said that the armed robbers operating in a tricycle with a locally made pistol robbed one Kelly Effiong at Ebis Road, Biogbolo of one Techno phone valued at #45,000, and an ITEL phone valued at #4.500.
On sighting a patrol team the the armed robbers engaged the policemen in a gun battle.
The policemen fired back at the armed robbers and arrested one Precious John, 19yrs, who was shot on the leg and recovered a locally made pistol, the tricycle driver Abubakar Iliyasu, 26, was also arrested, the other suspects escaped with bullets wounds.
The command has intensified effort to arrest the fleeing suspects.
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