The commanding officer, DSP Bala Elkana, explained that the incident occurred when the police received a distress call from the residents of Gafaru Street that a group of about seven armed robbers attacked the area.
He said, “The Armed robbers opened fire on sight of the officers but were subdued by our gallant teams ‘ superior firepower.
“Two suspects, namely 24-year – old Semiu Ibrahim and 29-year – old Francis Obi, were arrested while 29-year – old Chinozo Felix aka power and Ifeanyi Uche were killed.
“Unfortunately, when two others were injured and rushed to the treatment hospital, a state resident lost his life.”
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