Monday, 26 February 2018

Gunmen Storm Psychiatric Hospital In Calabar, Shoot Two, Snatch Phones And Laptops

Unknown gunmen on Sunday, stormed Federal Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar, Cross River State and shot two persons as well as snatched phones and laptops. It was  gathered that the snatched phones and laptop computers belongs to patients and medical personnel.

An eyewitness said that the armed robbers’ target was the Fueling Station inside the Hospital. “Their target was the Fuel station. And the two persons shot are customers who went to buy petrol.

“Not all Patients there are “mad” people as many think. The aged and those with old people sickness are also there. The armed robbers snatched phones and laptops from patients and medical personnel”, Akiba Ekpenyong said.

He continued, “The two guys after committing the crime, ran into a waiting Keke Napep (Tricycle) which was parked by Calabar Road and zoomed off.

“At that time, no one died. One immediately was rushed out while the man shot in the leg called the wife and from his conversation and trouser (black security) I suspected him to be police”.

When contacted, the Police PRO, ASP Irene Ugbo said she was yet to be briefed about the development.

Credit: Calabar Reporters

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