The man identified as a lawyer left entered a Keke, unaware of the fact that he was being trailed by the suspect who were probably acting on a tip-off.
When the robbers also entered same Keke, the lawyer became suspicious and raised alarm. They were immediately apprehended and were about to be burnt alive but fortunately rescued by a vigilante team.
On interrogation, they claimed it was hunger that led them into crime. One of them also claimed that his wife had just delivered and he had no means to take care of the newborn. However, no weapon was found on them.