Two suspected robbers killed, set ablaze by angry mob in Calabar

Angry mob in Cross River State last night killed and set two suspected armed robbers ablaze in Calabar.

According to online reports, the incident happened along the popular Marian road, opposite Lion’s park, around 9pm on Monday, September 21.

The suspects were part of a 3-man gang that allegedly attacked a popular super market named Sunnytex and were about to escape when someone raised alarm.

According to an eyewitness, when the residents around Sunnytex Supermarket noticed suspicious movements, they raised an alarm and went after the armed young men,  as the guys immediately led.

The witness Narrated how the two of the young men were caught. the witness  said,

“When we noticed that the boys were robbing, we decided to lay siege and accost them, we were not afraid because we discovered they had locally-made gun.

“Immediately they came out from the supermarket the mob went after them, and raised the alarm, funny enough, one of them too joined the mob in shouting “thief ooo” not knowing that he has been marked already.

“Two ran through a nearby street while the one who joined us in raising alarm wanted to escape via Rabana roundabout, he was apprehended and lynched. The other was also lynched and set ablaze.”


 

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