Suspected robbers stab businesswoman in the neck, dump her in river

The suspects allegedly stabbed and dumped Kermo in the river after dispossessing her of N20,000 sum.

A business woman identified as Mrs. Betty Kermo, was stabbed in the neck and thrown inside the river by a gang of suspected armed robbers around Ekrejeta in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.

The sum of N20,000 was collected from her at gunpoint by the gang.

The State Police Commissioner, Mr. Muhammad Mustafa said two of the suspects were arrested in connection with the robbery, adding that Kermo was rescued by fishermen.

Mustafa said that the suspects will be charged to court upon completion of investigation, and warned that the police would do everything possible to make lives unbearable to criminals who had refused to relocate from the state to elsewhere.

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