A suspected armed robber was on Saturday night, killed during a shootout with vigilante group in Ubiaja Town, in Esan South Local Government Area of Edo state, IgbereTV reports.
It was gathered that the deceased and his gang members have been terrorising the community.
The robber met his waterloo when he and his gang went to rob the popular Ogbeide Hospital on Saturday night, December 5. A distress call was sent to the local vigilante group.
The robbers, on sighting the vigilante, opened fire on them but they were over powered. The one pictured wearing a wig was killed while the rest were reportedly arrested.
Radio Esan wrote on Facebook:
Vigilantes group crashed with arm robbers in Ubiaja last night on a gun exchange, one of the robbers died on a spot why the rest were apprehended.
They all Esan people.”