Suspected armed robber burnt to death, 3 escape in Imo
Angry youths burnt a suspected armed robber to death at Eziama- Obaire around Mgbabano junction in Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State.
According to Vanguard, an eyewitness said the robbers allegedly came to the community to steal motorcycles but they ran out of luck as one of them was killed by motorcyclists and the youths.
The eyewitness said: “They have been snatching people’s motorcycles for a long, they would come from the Amaraku area of Isiala Mbano Local Government Area but this time around they came through Njaba area into our community to steal a motorcycle.
“About four escaped. They were about five in number, all of them on their motorcycles and some of them have knives and guns. As they were about to snatch motorcycles, some Okada riders confronted them.
“The community boys defeated the said armed robbers and started beating them. Though four of them ran away, they were able to kill one.”
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Michael Abattam, is yet to comment on the incident as at time if filling this report.
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