Nigeria is becoming unsafe for motorcycle thieves as angry mob are not taking it likely with them by placing death penalty on them when they are caught.
A armed robber met his death after he attacked a man with a cutlass and made away with his brand new motorcycle in Duwaduwa village, Local Government Area of Bauchi state.
The state police spokesperson, DSP Ahmed Mohammad Wakil, confirmed the incident in a statement on Saturday, December 5.
“On the 01/12/2020 at about 0700hrs following a credible information received from a good Samaritan at Zaki Divisional Police Headquarters that on the same date at about 0230hrs some group of hoodlums armed with bow, arrow and cutlasses numbering about five suspected to be motorcycle snatchers invaded Duwaduwa village murmur ward via Sakwa district a remote area.”
“They attacked and matchetted one Muhammadu Adamu ‘m’ of Duwaduwa village with cutlasses in his house located at Duwa Duwa village thereby robbed and made away with his brand-new Bajaj motorcycle unregistered valued about N270,000 (two hundred and seventy thousand naira) “
While the victim was lying down in a pool of blood, he raised alarm, some angry villagers mobilized and chased the hoodlums.
Eventually, one of the hoodlums identified as Sani Alhaji Dalori was caught and lynched by the angry villagers while the remaining gang of the hoodlums escaped with the motorcycle to an unknown destination.
“On receipt of the information, team of detectives led by the DPO visited the scene of crime, corpse of the suspected hoodlum moved to General Hospital Zaki for postmortem. During investigation search was conducted at the house/premises of the suspect. One locally made SMG riffle was recovered. The Commissioner of Police directed that the case to be transferred to SCID for discreet investigation.”
The police spokesperson said one locally made SMG riffle, cutlass, bow and arrow was recovered from the scene of the incident.
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