Teen Hacked To Death For Stealing Mobile Phone In Calabar

In Breaking News, National News, Reports

By Ogar Monday

Chigozie Williams - hacked to death
Chigozie Williams – hacked to death

A boy identified as Chigozie William was Tuesday afternoon hacked to death by an angry mob for stealing a moblie phone around Orok Orok by Mount Zion and robbing somewhere at Uwanse in Calabar South, Cross River State with his other five gang members who fled been killed.

Chigozie, who is said to be in his late teens, according to residents around the area has been terrorising the neighborhood, snatching phones, robbing and raping, and was only released from the Afokang Prison, Calabar last week.

“Tukor” as he is popularly called, met his waterloo when he had at about 12noon snatched a phone and tried running but was overpowered, beaten and subsequently set ablaze by the angry mob.

The former student of Atu secondary school, whose class mates wrote their Senior Secondary school exams last year, is said to have died before the police arrived the scene to rescue him from the mob.

“He came to our school this morning, threatening everyone and even the principal. And ended up collecting the phone of some of the students. He left before the police arrived”, a teacher at Atu Secondery school told our reporter in confidence as he doesn’t want to be named.

The newly posted Police Public Relations Officer of the Force Command in Calabar, Irene Ugbo when called said she’s not aware of the situation but will make findings.

At the time of filling this report, his body had been taken aware by men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS).

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

How Insecurity Affects The Lives Of Everyone In The Niger Delta

By Tarila Marclint Ebiede, The Conversation Nigeria has an urgent insecurity problem. News from the country often emphasises insecurity related to


Wayas Urges Ayade To Join APC

By Nicholas Kalu, The Nation Newspaper A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, Joseph


Beyond Profits – Review Of Host Community Provisions In Nigeria’s Petroleum Industry Bill 2020 By We The People

By Archibong Jeremiah We The People – Centre for Social Studies and Development has reviewed the Host Community Provisions


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now