The Delta State Police Command, yesterday, recorded successes when detectives of the command after several hours of gun battle arrested four members of a notorious kidnap gang in Asaba and also killed two robbery suspects.
Mr. Charles Muka, Police spokesman in the state confirmed that the four kidnap suspects were arrested during a gun battle that also left two of the gang members seriously injured.
He said that the gang had been responsible for the series of kidnappings in the state adding that the police acted on intelligence reports from well meaning members of the public to round them up in their hideout during which they (kidnap suspects) engaged the police in a gun battle.
Mr. Muka said that the gang’s hideout was uncovered around Saint Brigid’s Grammar School where they were overpowered by men of the police force.
While noting that the two robbery suspects were killed along Summit road by patrol team of the police, Muka disclosed that guns, ammunitions and other dangerous weapons were recovered from the suspects who would soon appear in court.