In what appeared a daredevil robbery operation, a group of robbers on Friday, invaded and attacked some traders Iyana-Iba market and carted their goods.
Phones and other valuables were taken from roadside traders, by the robbers who stormed the popular Iyana-Iba market in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos state.
According to reports, the robbers who reportedly emerged from the Igando axis of the road, stormed the junction and beat up traders and passers-by who refused to part with their valuables.
A roadside trader who identified himself as Ifeanyi, said the robbers shot into the air and beat up many passers-by, robbing them of their phones.
While speaking to a correspondent, a phone trader narrated how they broke into his shelf and carted away his phones.
“We noticed everybody was running and I ran too. The thief passed by, kicked at the glasses and took away the phones,” he said amidst sobs.
Other petty traders on the road were seen also lamenting about the non-intervention of the military operatives stationed at the Iyana-Iba roundabout.
As at the time of filing this report, there is still tension at the market.