The River State Police Command has arrested a gang of armed robbers after they snatched a jeep from a Port Harcourt based women.
A statement from the command says the three-man robbery gang met their waterloo when they ran into a police checkpoint at Tombia extension near Market Square in GRA Phase II.
According to the statement, the armed robbers were escaping with the vehicle and some cash when they ran into a stop and search point.
The police engaged the robbers in a gunbattle. One of the robbers was killed, one arrested alive while the third escaped with gun injury.
Read the statement below.