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Jungle Justice: Mob kills crime suspect in Bayelsa state

An angry mob has killed a crime suspect in Biogbolo-Epie area of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

The suspect was alleged to be among the three-member gang who used a tricycle popularly known as Keke to rob residents.

it was gathered that the angry mob also set ablaze the tricycle alleged to have been used to perpetrate the evil act.

Three criminals were set to have been noticed during the operation, our correspondent reported that one of the suspects was arrested by men of the Nigerian Police Force while the other one escaped and still at large.

Jude Azubuike, who witnessed the incident told our correspondents that the criminals were chased to the scene by the people they robbed in another part of the community.

He said they were able to capture the suspect because a driver of a Hilux van, who overhead the POS operator shouting “thief, thief” and pursuing the criminals, blocked their tricycle with his vehicle.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Bayelsa State Command, Mr. Asinim Butswat, confirmed the incident and said that the arrested suspect was in custody.


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