See Photo Of Notorious Armed Robber Suspect Shot Dead In Calabar
“On New Year day, this particular guy lying down here popularly called `AK 1’ and his gang robbed one Alhaji in this area and collected some dollars from him. Youths around the area pursued them on that faithful day but they escaped narrowly through some others
According to him, Operation Skolombo had received several complaints about the criminal activities of the gang at the Bogobiri area.
“The suspect was shot by men of the Operation Skolombo while on patrol. He belongs to a three man robbery gang that used local pistols in terrorizing business men at Bogobiri area. We have called the police to come over so that we can hand over the corpse to them”, he said
Operation Skolombo is a special task force set up by the Cross River government to mob up street urchins and other criminals activities within Calabar. It’s a joint task force operating in Calabar metropolis and comprising of the Army, Police, Navy, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.