A suspected armed robbery gang leader on police wanted list has been nabbed by security agents in Calabar.

The suspect whose name is given as Sly Obo was arrested at the Calabar Bayside by a security team led by Mr Leo Inyambe, the Security Adviser to Governor Ben Ayade.

Inyambe said Sly and one of his members were arrested after a manhunt for them and in collaboration with residents of the Bayside Community who provided information on their activities and whereabout.

“A joint operation by my team with residents of Bayside Neighbourhood Security Services led to the arrest of a notorious armed robber and one of his accomplices”.

He said the suspect and his gang have carried out many armed robbery and kidnap operations in the state recently and was a thorn in the flesh of people in Calabar South.

He said the arrested armed robbery suspects has been handed over to the police.