Suspected armed robbers have killed an operator of Point of Sale (POS) identified as Ezinne Grace Iroh, in Aba, Abia state.
The sad incident occurred at Ukaegbu Road, in Ogbor Hill area of Aba on Friday, January 29, 2021. Iroh was rushed to a hospital where she died on Saturday evening, January 30.
The robbers three in number, were said to have stormed Ezinne’s shop in a tricycle and shot her in the chest when she resisted their attempt to snatch her bag containing cash for the day’s business
After gunning down the young woman, they collected her bag with money inside and the PoS machine and fled.
After the robbers made their escape, sympathizers rushed Ezinne to a nearby hospital where she was confirmed dead.
This is the second incident of armed robbers killing a PoS operator in Abia and making away with her money and machine in couple weeks. The previous one took place along Market Road, Aba.