Oct 14, 2011 – 2 robbery suspects killed in shoot-out with police
Two suspected robbers, Akanimo and Kalu, were killed yesterday in a shoot-out with policemen in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
It was learnt that a patrol team from Rumuekprikom Divisional Police Station, responding to a distress call from Rumurolu, engaged two of the hoodlums, who were part of a robbery gang, in a gun battle.
The suspects were shot to death.
Police spokesman Ben Ugwuegbulam confirmed the incident. He said one Hp laptop, a Samsung digital camera, one BlackBerry phone, one Nokia phone, one HTC phone, one I-phone, one Samsung phone and some jewelry, identified by the victims, were recovered.
Also recovered were one locally made single barrel pistol, one double barrel pistol, three live and expended cartridges.(The Nation)