Calabar primary school teacher killed while robbing bank


By Ike Uchechukwu

CALABAR—There was pandemonium yesterday, when it turned out that a teacher in a private nursery/primary school (names withheld) is a member of a four-man robbery gang that engaged men of the Uwanse Police Division, Calabar, the Cross River State capital, in a gun battle along Goldie-Mt Zion, Calabar South Local Government Area, following a distress call.

Vanguard gathered the teacher was killed on the spot, one injured and the driver escaped, while two locally-made pistols, phones, laptops and cash were recovered from them.

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It was also gathered that the gang went on rampage Monday evening, as they robbed a sport betting shop, a beer distributor as well as a micro-finance bank, all located in the same area.


Eyewitness account

An eyewitness, Mr. Ephraim Chigozie, told Vanguard that three of the boys entered their premises and at first he…

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