Men of the Bayelsa State Police Command on Friday killed two suspected armed robbers in a gun duel.
The suspects were said to have been terrorising residents and passers-by along Areitallin road in Ovom, a suburb of Yenagoa local government area of Bayelsa.
An eyewitness who pleaded anonymity said, two of the robbers were gunned down while one of the robber escaped with gunshots wounds.
According to the eyewitness” the armed robbers numbering over five were robbing residents and passers-by of their valuables freely.
“The security agencies should be up and doing, we cannot walk or do business freely in the street.it has done to daily routine robbery.
” There should be continuous patrol by security Men, even the Bayelsa State Vigilantes and Bayelsa volunteers are not seen at our streets.
“I am of the view of community policing, most of this youths are residents in the streets, known by everyone. If the federal government implement community policing, it will assist in curbing insecurity in our state.”
When Contacted on phone the Command’s Public Relations Officer Asinim Butwat confirmed the development and said investigations are on to track down the fleeing robbers.
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