Residents of a group in Abuja repealed an assault on the group by suspected robbers and apprehended three of the suspects.
In response to Punch , the robbers numbering about 15 stormed Aleyita, Lugbe, within the Federal Capital Territory within the early hours of Sunday, March 20, however fled when residents joined forces and confronted them.
A resident of Aleyita, Hakeem Azeez, stated that they’ve been on the alert after a gang of robbers invaded Chika Part 3, an adjoining road, and dispossessed residents of their cellphones, tv units, money, amongst others, final week.
Azeez stated that one of many suspects died whereas participating residents in a battle.
“They got here round 6am and have been leaping from one home to the opposite. It was like a film, as certainly one of them was strolling on individuals’s roofs. That they had robbed the opposite road final week and carted away telephones and different property. We knew they might come once more and really, they did,” he narrated.
“One was caught whereas struggling to go away with a few of the issues stolen from individuals. Two others got a sizzling chase and apprehended.
“A type of they went to rob engaged them; they fled when different residents joined; however one stayed put and tried to battle them, as an alternative of surrendering. He was, nonetheless, overpowered, resulting in his loss of life. I wish to plead with the police to analyze correctly and apprehend others. The assault on our space is getting out of hand.”
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