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My Ordeal with One-Chance Robbers - Female NYSC Corps Member Narrates

Posted by Odinaka on Fri 12th Jan, 2018 -

A female member of the National Youth Service Corps who boarded a taxi from Ikpoba-hill axis to Ring Road in Edo State, has revealed her encounter with one-chance robbers.

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A member of the National Youth Service Corps serving in Edo State, Miss Jennifer Joseph, has narrated how she was robbed by one chance robbers when she boarded a taxi from Ikpoba-hill axis to Ring Road.
Jennifer said the attack happened on December 2 when she was returning from Uromi in Esan North East local government area.
She stated that she was beaten severally inside the taxi and was dumped near the Ikpoba river.
According to her, “I met them inside the car and thought they were passengers. Suddenly they started hitting my head and beating me.
“I have them my ATM card, phones and everything I had. They parked and asked for my pin code. The beating continued when one of them came back and told them he couldn’t collect money from my bank account.
“My head is still aching. It was someone that saw me on the ground and rescued me.”
The three suspects identified as Destiny Kelly, Endurance Aburime and Christopher Abomugo, who were arrested in connection to the robbery, said they only used plier to beat Jennifer.
Destiny who claimed he was just deported from Libya said it was his first attempt at engaging in robbery.
He said they collected N4000 and mobile phone from their victim.
State Commissioner of Police, Babatunde Kokumo, said the suspects were arrested after thorough investigation.
He said the suspect would soon be charged to court.

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