Angry residents of Iheorji axis of Aba in Abia State, Nigeria have killed two female members of a robbery gang that had been terrorizing the area for quite some time .
The residents, desperate of fruitless continued calls for protection in the area ,organised an ambush in which they nabbed the two young ladies and lynched them within a short time.
Sources told the press that the two young women had come in company with their male counterparts to rob that night.The male robbers escaped and left the ladies defenseless.
One resident said that the no night passed without armed robbers operating in the area for at times, up to three hours unchallenged.
Their efforts to hire private security officials to guard the area were fruitless since the robbers were greatly equipped.
“How do you expect us to go into such area to checkmate the activities of criminals especially at night when none of the roads in the place you have mentioned, is motorable.”A senior police office said on condition of anonymity.