Photos of the armed robber who was shot dead during a gun battle with the police and a female gang member have been released by the police.
Residents raised the alarm which led to an immediate response by the police. In an attempt to overpower the policemen, the hoodlums engaged them in a shootout.
The female criminal was identified by the Imo State commissioner of police, Chris Ezike, as Comfort Okon, 28 years from Akwa Ibom state.
The incident happened at the 7up depot in Orlu, Imo state.