“The police gunned down one of the hoodlums following a distress call when they were about snatching a black Nissan Xterra car with registration number GG 620 AG at gun point.
“Policemen at Ikirike Division trailed the hoodlums and engaged them in a fire battle.
It also said that some members of the gang fled with bullet wounds and appealed to the public for information on anyone found with bullet wounds.
According to the statement, some of the items recovered from the gang are one English made single barrel gun, a locally made pistol and the said car.
In another development, the police in Nsukka Division also nabbed a 25-year-old man from Alor-Uno for being in possession of a locally made revolver pistol.
It said that the suspect used the pistol for armed robbery and cultism in Nsukka. (NAN)
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