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Crime & Punishment of Wednesday, 24 November 2021


Mob descends on two POS robbers caught with guns in Delta

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Two suspected robbers of point-of-sale terminal operators have been caught by residents in Ughelli, in the Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.

PUNCH Metro gathered that the robbery suspects, who were armed with guns, were caught on Monday in the metropolis as they were making attempts to dispossess a POS operator of the day’s proceeds.

It was learnt that following the alarm raised by the victim, people in the area mobilised and caught the suspects.

The mob was said to have clubbed the men and smashed bottles on their heads before forcing them to sleep inside the gutter, as they were covered in blood. However, our correspondent could not ascertain if the suspects were handed over to the police or killed as of the time of filing this report.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, said he had yet to be briefed about the incident.