Armed Robbers Attack Bridal Train In Imo State, One Dead, Others Injured Badly

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(m) at 2-08-2015 08:19PM (4 years ago)

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A band of masked armed robbers attacked a bridal train at Mgbuishii, Ohaji/Egbema local government area of Imo State, killing the video camera man and badly wounded others, including the photographer in the process, Vanguard reports.

It was gathered that the newly wed couple were wedded at Chimezie Catholic Parish, Mgbuishii, were on their way back to Owerri for the reception, when robbers suddenly jumped out of the nearby bush and attacked the bridal train.

A villager, who preferred to remain anonymous, identified the dead video camera man as Mr. Isaac Ezirim, while the wounded photographer was Mr. Julius Ashigbu.

“The hoodlums first attacked the vehicle conveying the bride and groom. Although the bullets hit the video camera man and the photographer, the driver of the vehicle sped off”, the villager recounted.

It was also gathered that having missed their target, the masked hoodlums descended on all the vehicles coming behind the couple.

“The hoodlums robbed the friends and relations of the couple of cash and other personal valuables, including telephone handsets”, the villager said.

A close friend of the couple told Vanguard that the wedding, which was taken to the home of the groom, was eventful until the bridal train started moving to Owerri for the reception.

“This ugly incident took place at the outskirts of Mgbuishii, a sleepy rural community that is now getting notorious for all manner of serious crimes”, a female villager lamented.

It would be recalled that about a year ago, Vanguard exclusively reported how scores of women from this community, demonstrated at Maria Assumpta Cathedral, Owerri, to not only complain about the lack of security in the area, but also how their children mindlessly molested them.

The fear-stricken women equally refused to go home after the protest until their host, Archbishop Anthony J. V. Obinna, arranged police escort that helped them home.

Esty4life (f) at 2-08-2015 08:40PM
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What a pity ooo. Ha! RIP to the dead and sorry the wounded. To the celebrants, take heart and trust God to bring the hoodlums to book.
erhubeauty (f) at 2-08-2015 08:49PM
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This is planned work
SOGaiya (m) at 2-08-2015 09:12PM
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Yeah plan work by knwn persons
Ernie1234 (m) at 2-08-2015 09:17PM
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Thank God for his mercies all the same
JennyK95 (f) at 2-08-2015 09:34PM
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climax_man (m) at 2-08-2015 10:01PM
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Nawa.  Ooo
Fashoney (m) at 2-08-2015 10:14PM
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Sad News!
ladyjayrita (f) at 2-08-2015 10:28PM
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Hmmm again if not B.k it will be A.B, God hv mercy.
beneno (m) at 2-08-2015 11:09PM
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RIP to the dead
PoliticxGuru (m) at 2-08-2015 11:28PM
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there must be a foul play here, let D Groom or d bride answer to this
babafero (m) at 3-08-2015 01:02AM
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One of them must have dump someone to marry another,,,,  Heartbreaking
openidu (f) at 3-08-2015 02:59AM
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A close friend of the couple told Vanguard that the wedding, which was taken to the home of the groom, was eventful until the bridal train started moving to Owerri for the reception.
jossy4reall (m) at 3-08-2015 03:28AM
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na waaooo....happiness don turn to mourning

Ritabrenice (f) at 3-08-2015 06:08AM
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Wysetots (m) at 3-08-2015 06:28AM
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Deprince3 (m) at 3-08-2015 06:40AM
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Couples need to check their selves and know who they offended that they never made peace with.
winace (f) at 3-08-2015 09:38AM
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Obviously one of d couple has scores to settle wit somebody or pple but does it have to go to dat extent of killing? Pple are so heartless dis days.
ngfineface (f) at 3-08-2015 10:34AM
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Clear case of a planned work. Guys and babes should stop dating for years and dumping the partner afterwards for another person. Its can kill.
elchymo (m) at 3-08-2015 11:10AM
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Eeya Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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