Two policemen were on Tuesday shot dead along the Otuogidi community in Ogbia local government area of Bayelsa state.
The deceased officers were attacked at a checkpoint close to the Bayelsa State College of Health Technology.
The suspects carted away the riffles of their victims, creating apprehension in the state few days to the Saturday governorship election.
One died on the spot and the other died in hospital
The police in Bayelsa State are in mourning.