Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara
Men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), in Kwara State have arrested two armed robbery suspects.
The two suspects were alleged to be among robbers who have been tormenting Ga Adabata community in Temidire, Asa Local Government Area of the state.
This was contained in a statement issued on Monday by the spokesman of the NSCDC in the state, Babawale Zaid Afolabi.
Afolabi said two of the armed robbers were rounded up by local vigilante, while others escaped.
“Yet to be identified armed robbers in their large numbers are reported to be tormenting people of Ga Adabata, Temidire in Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State.
“There have been report of the nefarious activities of armed robbers at some communities at Alapa town in Asa Local Government Area of the state.
“The robbers were fond of going around with dangerous weapons, attacking innocent people and dispossesing them of their belongings
“One of such attacks took place on Saturday night. Some people were attacked with machete and other dangerous weapons by the hoodlums who carted away cash and other valuables belonging to the victims,” Afolabi said.
The two suspects have been handed over to the NSCDC operatives at Alapa Divisional Office, while efforts are ongoing to arrest other members of the gang.