21-Year-Old Armed Robbery Gang Member Dies Receiving Gun Injury Treatment

0
21-Year-Old Armed Robbery Gang Member Dies Receiving Gun Injury Treatment
21-Year-Old Armed Robbery Gang Member Dies Receiving Gun Injury Treatment

A 21-year-old member of an armed robbery gang operating in a commercial tricycle identified as Mr. Darlignton Ude has been confirmed dead in a private hospital in Aba, the commercial nerve of Abia State.

Ude, an indigene of Isuochi local government area of the state died shortly after he was admitted for treatment of a gun injury he sustained from the gunshots of soldiers of 144 Battalion stationed at the Emelogu junction military outpost as he and other members of his gang were trying to escape through the popular Orji Uzor Kalu Bridge in Aba South LGA.

READ ALSO:   Nigerian Tech Expert Dies 7 Days After Winning $125m Contract

Late Ude and his gang, according to reports, have in the past weeks snatched and dispossessed a lot of innocent residents of the area of their valuables including cash and among others.

Efforts by soldiers at the Emelogu junction to track and arrest the gang have been unsuccessful over the weeks.

21-Year-Old Armed Robbery Gang Member Dies Receiving Gun Injury Treatment
21-Year-Old Armed Robbery Gang Member Dies Receiving Gun Injury Treatment

It was gathered that the group Monday night came back in the same area where they dispossessed people of their valuables.

21-Year-Old Armed Robbery Gang Member Dies Receiving Gun Injury Treatment
21-Year-Old Armed Robbery Gang Member Dies Receiving Gun Injury Treatment
21-Year-Old Armed Robbery Gang Member Dies Receiving Gun Injury Treatment
21-Year-Old Armed Robbery Gang Member Dies Receiving Gun Injury Treatment
21-Year-Old Armed Robbery Gang Member Dies Receiving Gun Injury Treatment
21-Year-Old Armed Robbery Gang Member Dies Receiving Gun Injury Treatment
21-Year-Old Armed Robbery Gang Member Dies Receiving Gun Injury Treatment
21-Year-Old Armed Robbery Gang Member Dies Receiving Gun Injury Treatment

It was gathered that the soldiers at Emelogu junction, acting on intelligence stormed the area and the gang upon sighting the soldiers, took to their heels as they dashed into the bushes around the Orji Kalu Bridge, abandoning the tricycle (keke) that they were operating with.

READ ALSO:   Reckless Driving: Army patrol van knocks down woman in Abia State

The soldiers were said to have fired shots at them which hit Ude.

Ude was so badly injured that he could no longer run and was later picked up by the soldiers who were combing the bush.

Ude was said to have been taken to a private hospital where he was to receive medical attention to save his life and to possibly hand him over to police for prosecution.

READ ALSO:   Nigerian Army Flags Off Exercise Golden Dawn

Other members of his gang are still being trailed by the 144 Battalion intelligence team.


Disclaimer: infonte9ja.com shall not be liable to Opinions, Articles or Features that doesn't emanate from any of its staff and management. We also wish to reiterate that such personal or sponsored opinion, article or feature does not reflect the views of the publishers of infonet9ja.com, but the writer's
For publication of your news content, articles, videos or any other news worthy materials, please send to infonetnews9ja@gmail.com | For Advert and other info, you can call 09061217047 or send a WhatsApp Message to 09061217047

Some of the items recovered by the soldiers include a commercial tricycle, two Point of Sale (POS) machines (believed to have been stolen from the owners), a double barrel cut-to-size short gun, yet-to-be dispensed double barrel live cartridges and among other items.


LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.