The spate of robberies in various parts of Lagos state coupled with the attendant death toll, has risen to nine after it was reported at Ajah Police Division that a mother of two, Badejoko Akinrujomu, was killed by one of the robbers.According to a friend of the deceased, the robbers had while attacking Akinrujomu’s home on Sunday night, tied up all the occupants of the house.
informationng.com learnt that the 37-year-old was able to identify one of the robbers and he opened fire on her, killing her instantly.
She said, “What the neighbours told me was that the robbers came around 3am on Sunday and brought all the neighbours out of their houses. Badejoko (Akinrujomu) lives in the flat on the ground floor and was also brought out.
“The robbers then tied all of them and collected their car keys. As she was being tied up, she identified one of the robbers and the guy killed her. They entered the vehicles and drove away immediately. The deceased, who is a trader, had just moved into that area a few weeks ago.”
We gathered that the police who were immediately alerted of the development and rushed down to the scene, were sighted by the robbers who ambushed and slayed them.