Two suspected robbers are in the custody of the Kwara state Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC).
The suspects were said to have been members of a gang of robbers reported to be torturing the people of Ga Adabata, Temidire in Asa local government area.
Spokesperson of the Kwara Command of NSCDC Babawale Afolabi said that luck ran out of the two as they were recently apprehended by local hunters and members’ vigilance group.
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 robbery gang.
He added that in the process other members of the robbery syndicate escaped.
Afolabi said that
there have been reports of the nefarious activities of armed robbers in some communities at Alapa town in Asa local government area.
The robbers were found of going around with dangerous weapons, attacking innocent people and dispossesing them of their belongings
One of such attacks took place last week on Saturday night. Some people were attacked with matchet and other dangerous weapons by the hoodlums who carted away cash and other valuables belonging to the victim.