Youths apprehend armed robber in Sapele (photos)

Youths apprehend armed robber in Sapele (photos)

An armed robber was caught on Sunday, April 23 morning in Sapele, Delta state with a locally made pistol.

He was immediately set on by an angry mob, beaten and stripped. The mob then made him pose with his locally made pistol and a car tyre.

He is however one of the lucky ones, there have been stories of armed robbers been lynched or burned alive in Nigeria.

Below are photos of the armed robber:

The robber was forced to post with his locally made pistol

The robber was forced to post with his locally made pistol

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He was also stripped and beaten

He was also stripped and beaten

Meanwhile, police in Imo have shot dead a suspected armed robber, Chimobi Okorie, after weeks of intense search.

Okorie, who is a robbery kingpin, had led several armed robbery operations in the state, which made him among the people on the wanted list of the police.

NAIJ.com gathered that Okorie was traced to a hotel in Okigwe in Imo state, where he engaged the police in a face-off, but the police overpowered him and when he tried to escape, he was shot continuously.

Watch a NAIJ.com video of a man threatening to go into stealing:

Source: Naij.com

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