Sit-at-home: 2 tricycle armed robbers set ablaze in Anambra community



Sit-at-home: 2  tricycle armed robbers set ablaze in Anambra community

By Chinwe Nwacha, Onitsha

At least two daredevil armed robbers who specialized in robbing their victims on tricycles, (Keke), were on Monday sit-at-home, set ablaze alive at Obosi bus-stop, along the Owerri-Onitsha road, Idemili North Local Government Area, Anambra State, by angry mob.

Trouble was said to have started for the robbers when they tried to rob the passengers in a tricycle and the passengers started to shout which attracted the attention of some sympathizers and other road users.

On noticing that there was danger they tried to escape but were caught by the mob and immediately set ablaze alive with used tyres and fuel procured within.

The robbers were said to be among those who have been terrorising passengers, drivers and other road users within the axis of Obosi and Oba communities.

According to an eye witness who pleaded anonymity, the robbers sometimes drove on their own tricycle but today boarded non accomplice tricycle as passengers 

"They normally rob with the tricycle they rob from people but today they boarded as passengers and midway to their destination the two started robbing the passengers who immediately started shouting  despite the warning to the passengers that they should be gunned down if them shout," he stated. 



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