The Delta state police command has arrested a member of an armed robbery syndicate after he was overpowered by a brave woman during a foiled robbery operation.
Narrating the incidence, an eye witness shared that the robbers had trailed the woman to her house after the closing of business with huge cash.
Full eye witness account:
“Two members of the gang stationed themselves outside the house while three others took positions in the compound”,
“The robbers swooped on the trader who was in the company of her husband and children, snatching from her two bags containing large quantities of mobile phone recharge cards and more than N1.8 million.
“The trader summoned courage and grabbed one of the robbers with his gun after she had received several head butts and blows from him.
The other members of the gang took to their heels as other family members attempted to grab them.
Confirming the story, Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirmed the name of the arrested suspect as Shedrack Sunday.