After robbing and snatching a victims car at gunpoint, the armed robbers died in an accident with the stolen car. Unfortunately, an innocent mechanic simply identified as Nwamba, lost his life too after the grey colored Hyundai ix 35 with registration number SMK 485 CM which skidded off Eko bridge by Iddo terminus in Lagos, landed on him and he died instantly yesterday October 9th.
An early investigation revealed that the vehicle was suspected to have been snatched at gun point with five suspected armed persons. Three of the suspected armed robbers died immediately; one escaped with injury while the fifth person was taken to the Hospital for treatment by LASAMBUS. The dead bodies ( three suspected armed robbers and one other person identified as a mechanic named Nwamba) were handed over to SEHMU and were subsequently taken to the Mortuary, while vehicle was towed to Denton Police Station Ebutte Metta.
Items found on them include : One locally made double barrel pistol with five live cartridges; one laptop;GSM phone and a dollar note The General Manager LASEMA, Mr. Adesina Tiamiyu advised Lagosians to always be security conscious all the time and further said that proper investigation would be carried out by the Nigerian Police Force on the incident.