Soldiers gun down robbery suspect in Aba

A robbery suspect among five-member gang terrorising Aba, the state’s commercial city was killed by soldiers.

NEWSCASTARS.COM gathered that a military source told The Nation that the incident happened at an army outpost by the popular Ariaria Junction.

The gang operating in a commercial bus reportedly refused to stop when the soldiers flagged them down and barged into the military barrier which makes the soldiers opened fire on them, killing one and injuring another.

Other members of the gang who tried to escape were arrested and handed over to the police as locally-made pistols and 10 mobile phones were recovered from them.

 

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