Three people including an 18-year-old girl have been brutally murdered after they were attacked by armed robbers in Benin.
A sad incident has claimed the lives of three persons after they were attacked by armed robbers in Ewotubu, Ekewan Road Area in Benin City, Edo State.
According to reports, a man who was visiting family from abroad, an 18-year-old girl were among the victims. Several others were said to have been seriously injured and are currently receiving treatment in a hospital in Ekewan.
Two of the hoodlums were apprehended by vigilante groups who had sealed off the area and started questioning anyone trying to get out.
The two men were found to have guns in their possessions and couldn’t explain what their business was about in the area. They later confessed to the killings and were handed over to the Police who transferred them to the State CID.
At the police station, the parents of the young woman, lamented the killing of their daughter. The mother in tears, condemned the killing of her daughter. She said she believes, her daughter’s blood was responsible for the quick apprehension of the killers as she was on her monthly period when she was killed.