Mob beats robbery suspect with toy gun to death in Lagos

An armed robber who allegedly making attempts to rob a resident of Olugboso in the Agege area of Lagos State has been killed by an Angry mob.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, confirmed the incident on Sunday, noting that the incident occurred last week.

It was gathered that the suspect who allegedly broke into an apartment of a resident identified simply as Victor, was nabbed by the mob with a toy gun which he was using to scare his victims.

Confirming the development, the Lagos PPRO said the suspect’s corpse has been deposited in the morgue, while Victor, who engaged the suspect in a fight, is responding to treatment in a hospital.

He said, “The incident happened. A pair of scissors and a toy gun were found on the suspect. The corpse has been deposited in the morgue.

“The victim was taken to the hospital and he is responding to treatment. Investigation is ongoing”

In another news, some armed criminals stormed Rivers State University (RSU) hostel D in the early hours of Thursday, August 24, robbed and sexually assaulted the female students that are the occupants of the hostel.

The criminals, who came in with machetes and other weapons were said they have gained access into the hostel via the laundry room where they broke the wall for easy access.

Several items including phones, laptops, Point of Sale (POS) Machines were said to have been carted away by the criminals.