Armed Robber Burn To Ashes In Calabar After A Failed Robbery (Photo)
By Eyo Nse,
In the late hours of Thursday, November 8 there was a robbery incident in Calabar Municipality, Cross River, Brainnews report.
Suspected armed robbers numbering four succeeded in attacking a medical shop owner at Mayne Avenue by Adam Duke, Calabar at about 9pm where huge some of money among other valuable were carted away.
According to reports after the robbery attack, luck ran out of one of the robbers as the gallant shop owner attacked and capture the unlucky robber as he tried to escaped, in the process the victim (shop owner) was shot in the hand but he never let go, the next action he toke was to raise an alarm where neighbors and passersby sprang into action where the victim was beaten to pulp and set ablaze.
Findings has it that the victim (shop owner) in 2018 alone has been robbed severally and was also kidnapped by the same group in recent times.
An eyewitness who spoke to Brainnewsradio.com said; “It was 9pm on Thursday night that we heard noises at the scene of the incident and i rush there only to discovered that a man was on flames, thank God he has been killed at last.”
As at the time of this report the injured shop owner has been admitted in an undisclosed hospital and he is responding to treatment.