Residents of Aleyita, Lugbe, within the Federal Capital Territory, on Sunday, repealed an assault on the group by suspected robbers, apprehending three of the suspects.
PUNCH Metro gathered that the hoodlums have been about 15 and fled when residents joined forces and confronted the gang.
Final week, a gang of robbers invaded Chika Part 3, an adjoining road, and dispossessed residents of their cell phones, tv units, money, amongst others.
A resident of Aleyita, Hakeem Azeez, mentioned that incident made them to be on the alert.
In response to him, one of many suspects died whereas participating residents in a struggle.
He mentioned, ‘’They got here round 6am and have been leaping from one home to the opposite. It was like a film, as one in every of them was strolling on individuals’s roofs.
‘’They’d robbed the opposite road final week and carted away telephones and different property. We knew they’d come once more and really, they did.
‘’One was caught whereas struggling to go away with among 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 struggle them, as a substitute of surrendering. He was, nevertheless, overpowered, resulting in his dying.
“I wish to plead with the police to research correctly and apprehend others. The assault on our space is getting out of hand. ‘’
The FCT police spokesperson, Josephine Adeh, promised to get again to our correspondent on the incident.
She had but to take action as of the time of submitting this report.
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