Angry mob beats armed robber to death; four gang members arrested in Bauchi

GodGift Ifunanya
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A suspected armed robber has been beaten to death by a mob in Misau Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

Spokesperson of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Bauchi State Command, DSC Fatima Adamu, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, February 22, said four other members of the robbery gang were arrested. 

According to Adamu, on 21st February, 2024, at about 002:50hrs, NSCDC received a distress call of robbery activity around old burial ground area Misau.

On reaching the scene, the Corps discovered that one of the robbery suspects was apprehended by the community mob. 

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The suspect confessed they are six in number. He was beaten by the mob to a pulp and was taken to the General Hospital Misau where he was later certified dead by the medical doctor,” 

Four members of the gang have been arrested by operatives of the Corps namely: Jamilu Ibrahim (m) 22 years, resident of Railway quarters, Bauchi, Nuhu Ya,u (m) 19 years, resident of Unguwan Karofi Bauchi, Abubakar Abdulmumin (m) 22 years, resident of Railway quarters, close to ECWA 2 church, Bauchi and Alhassan Hussaini (m) 20 years, resident of Unguwan Kandahar, Bauchi,” 

The spokesperson added that other members of the gang are still at large.

The exhibits recovered from the suspects include, cutlasses, locally made ammunition, daggers, knives, smart phones and charms. 

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