Face­book lover lured into rob­bery shot in rob­bers/ po­lice gun­fire

Daily Trust - - NEWS -

A 22-year-old woman sus­tained bul­let in­juries in a gun bat­tle be­tween the Anam­bra Spe­cial An­tiRob­bery Squard (SARS) and armed rob­bers in a com­mu­nity in As­aba, Delta State.

The woman, an in­di­gene of Akwa-Ibom State, sim­ply iden­ti­fied as Bless­ing, was said to have nar­rowly es­caped be­ing killed dur­ing the open fire.

Daily Trust learnt that she was in­vited by one of the mem­bers of the gang who she met on face book three months ago to his res­i­dence in Anam­bra be­fore the in­ci­dent.

The source said the vic­tim, a hair­dresser, ig­no­rant of the friend’s real oc­cu­pa­tion, even­tu­ally vis­ited, but was lured into join­ing him to the rob­bery op­er­a­tion when she was shot in the leg.

When con­tacted, the Anam­bra State Po­lice Com­mand Pub­lic Re­la­tions Of­fi­cer, Ali Okechukwu, said the vic­tim was ar­rested but was on hos­pi­tal ad­mis­sion.

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