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How Gunmen On Motorcycle Stormed A Market In Aba, Killed Pregnant Woman And Her Son

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A woman who was pregnant has been killed in Aba, consistent with Sun News.

The woman and her son were killed by bandits during a market in Aba, Abia State.

This is as security operatives have intensified efforts to apprehend bandits involved in heinous crimes in parts of Abia State. this might have forced the hoodlums to travel underground as they now operate within the villages.

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Witnesses said the robbers, who arrived on a motorbike in Ahia Nkwo market, in Ikeala Ahiaba, along Mgboko/Obikabia road in Obingwa council area, couldn’t find the POS operator who was their target and resorted to harassment and stealing from petty traders, removing their personal belongings including cash and cellphones.

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Daily Sun gathered that, while stripping them of their belongings, a number of the traders allegedly challenged the hoodlums during which they shot a lady and her son, who were accessible .

A source who identified the dead woman as Nwanyi Chosen (meaning Chosen woman), a dealer on cement and other local materials, said on noticing the bodies of their victims, the hoodlums quickly hijacked a parked motorcycle and escaped.

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The Abia State police command said it had been yet to be briefed on the incident.

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