Photographer fakes asthma attack to overpower two robbers in Nigeria

Photographer fakes asthma attack to overpower two robbers in Nigeria

A photographer, Samsplashz, has narrated his ordeal with some armed robbers in Owerri in Nigeria's Imo state while travelling from Port Harcourt.

Samsplashz who had attended a wedding in Port Harcourt boarded a car around 8.20pm.

In the car were two guys and four ladies unknown to them that the two guys with them sitting in front were robbers until they started dragging the steering wheel with the driver some distance into their journey.

The robbers eventually overpowered the driver after much struggle, asked everybody in the car to lie down and submit their personal belongings to them. The photographer revealed that they collected their phones, money and cameras.

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After noticing they were about leaving the scene, he faked an asthma attack and was crying out for an inhaler. His supposed dying state got the robbers confused leading the passengers to realise the robbers had no arms with them.

Samsplashz grabbed one of them while his colleague overpowered the second robber and a fight and struggle ensued for over 30 minutes before help could come to them.

Samsplashz thanked the police officers who came to their rescue for their professionalism while also appreciating God for the courage to carry out such a stunt and overpower robbers.

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