Policemen in Niger State had killed two suspected armed robbers in Madalla, Suleja local government area of the state.
The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adamu Usman, disclosed this to journalists in Minna on Friday.
Usman said police operatives attached to “C” Division, Madalla, at about 0220 hours, engaged some suspected armed robbers in a gun duel at New Gwarimpa along the Zuma Rock in Suleja.
He said two members of the gang sustained gunshot injuries and one of them died on the spot, while the second later died at Lucas Clinic, Madalla where he was initially taken for treatment.
Usman said: “Items recovered from the suspects include two laptop computers and two Plasma Television sets.
“We have also arrested one Haruna Mohammed of Gauraka at Zuba with gunshot wounds and taken him to hospital for medical treatment.
“During the interrogation, the suspect confessed to being a member of the syndicate that attempted to operate at New Gwarimpa in Madalla.”