Police gun down teacher for robbery in Calabar

The police in Cross River State on Wednesday killed an unidentified teacher alleged to be among a four-man robbery gang that raided shops along Goldie-Mount Zion Street in the Calabar-South area of the state capital.

A report shows that operatives from the Uwanse Police Division had responded to a distress call that the robbers were attacking shop owners.


 It was learnt that the policemen engaged the gang in a gun duel during which one of the gang members was killed.

Another suspect was reportedly arrested alive with gun wounds, while the driver of the vehicle they came in and the fourth gang member escaped.