Sus­pected rob­ber sur­vives lynch­ing

Daily Trust - - CITY NEWS - By Emma Elekwa

A Twenty-six year-old man, who was on his way to Dutse from Kubwa in Bwari Area Coun­cil of the Fed­eral Cap­i­tal Ter­ri­tory (FCT) was lynched by an­gry com­mer­cial mo­tor­cy­clists but sur­vived with cuts on his body.

The vic­tim, sim­ply iden­ti­fied as Emeka, sus­pected to be on a rob­bery mis­sion in the area, was on a mo­tor­cy­cle with his ac­com­plice around 10pm when he was at­tacked.

City News learnt that he was at­tacked by the ‘okada rid­ers’ with all kinds of weapons and aban­doned with sev­eral cuts, while his ac­com­plice es­caped, a source said.

The source said he was later res­cued by a po­lice pa­trol team which rushed him to the Kubwa Gen­eral hospi­tal for treat­ment

The Dutse Di­vi­sional Po­lice Of­fi­cer, SP Ha­jiya Aisha Yusuf, con­firmed the in­ci­dent, say­ing he was un­der­go­ing treat­ment and would soon be charged to court.

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