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

Published 4 years ago by: MrJohn
[1] 2
at 08:19 PM, 2/08/2015 (4 years ago)

(3757 | Gistmaniac) (m)


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.

Problem with this article? Please contact us


Esty4life at 08:40 PM, 2/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(321 | Upcoming) (f)

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.
Reply
erhubeauty at 08:49 PM, 2/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(431 | Upcoming) (f)

This is planned work
Reply
SOGaiya at 09:12 PM, 2/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(5481 | Gistmaniac) (m)

Yeah plan work by knwn persons
Reply
Ernie1234 at 09:17 PM, 2/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(25 | Newbie) (m)

Thank God for his mercies all the same
Reply
JennyK95 at 09:34 PM, 2/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(496 | Upcoming) (f)

Bad!
Reply
climax_man at 10:01 PM, 2/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(1266 | Gistmaniac) (m)

Nawa.  Ooo
Reply
Fashoney at 10:14 PM, 2/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(1761 | Gistmaniac) (m)

Sad News!
Reply
ladyjayrita at 10:28 PM, 2/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(465 | Upcoming) (f)

Hmmm again if not B.k it will be A.B, God hv mercy.
Reply
beneno at 11:09 PM, 2/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(26050 | Addicted Hero) (m)

RIP to the dead
Reply
PoliticxGuru at 11:28 PM, 2/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(14240 | Hero) (m)

there must be a foul play here, let D Groom or d bride answer to this
Reply
babafero at 01:02 AM, 3/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(943 | Upcoming) (m)

One of them must have dump someone to marry another,,,,  Heartbreaking
Reply
openidu at 02:59 AM, 3/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(21 | Newbie) (f)

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.
Reply
jossy4reall at 03:28 AM, 3/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(19946 | Hero) (m)

na waaooo....happiness don turn to mourning

Reply
Ritabrenice at 06:08 AM, 3/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(4563 | Gistmaniac) (f)

Terrible
Reply
Wysetots at 06:28 AM, 3/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(8175 | Hero) (m)

Terrible
Reply
Deprince3 at 06:40 AM, 3/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(955 | Upcoming) (m)

Couples need to check their selves and know who they offended that they never made peace with.
Reply
winace at 09:38 AM, 3/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(30552 | Addicted Hero) (f)

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.
Reply
ngfineface at 10:34 AM, 3/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(8933 | Hero) (f)

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.
Reply
elchymo at 11:10 AM, 3/08/2015 (4 years ago)
(22542 | Addicted Hero) (m)

Eeya Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Reply
[1] 2

LATEST COMMENTS

  1. Primajohn on: NOT AGAIN! Another Lady Found Dead In Port-Harcourt Hotel (Photo)
    evil doers. you people will soon drink the cup of your evils.... 27 mins ago
  2. nonsovin on: POSTED WITH MOBILE APP
    [quote author=elixabethAA link=topic=398699.msg5571489#msg5571489 date=1568577016]Igbo people everyw... 34 mins ago
  3. Uchey90 on: Police Swoop On Afrika Shrine, Arrest 28 Suspected Drug Sellers (Photo)
    Biafra people is killing this country abi... 1 hr ago
  4. Bebold on: Dwarf Beaten Mercilessly Over Missing P3nis After He Shook Hands With A Man In Enugu (Video)
    Nigeria is a zooooooooooooo see how humans behave ... 1 hr ago
  5. Baye77 on: I Can’t Act Nud3 For Any Amount – Soft Spoken & Beautiful Actress, Arikegold
    :-\... 1 hr ago