Ekiti - Armed robbers were killed by police in the early hours when they enraged in a gun battle with the Special Anti-Robbery, Punch reported.
The gang leader that police had been looking for was also gunned down in the battle when they had conducted a routine patrol.
According to Police Public Relations Officer, Alberto Adeyemi, one of the robbers had escaped on a Sunday evening from a police cell last year and formed a gang on the outside which terrorised residents.
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When the car had been stopped, the vehicle occupants started firing at police but police were able to over power them.
Landlords have been warned to be cautious and vigilant when giving houses to tenants as background check needs to be conducted in order to seek where people get their money from.
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