On 22 December, 2017, at about 8 pm, a gang of two armed robbers attacked one Francis Chibueze of Bakery Road, Azikoro Village, Yenegoa, Bayelsa State. Luck ran against the gang as one of the robbers mistakenly shot and killed his partner. The victim Francis Chibueze escaped unhurt.
The deceased armed robber was identified as Thankgod Smith ‘m’ 25 years, and his partner who shot him is Peter Napoleon ‘m’ 23 years.
Policemen swung into action, and the suspect in hiding panicked and came to the Azikoro Police Station on 23 December, 2017 on his own volition and confessed to the armed robbery and killing his gang member. .
He led Police Detectives to an uncompleted building in Bakery Road, Azikoro Village, where the gun was recovered.