A team of alert police officers managed to apprehend a man who attacked and stabbed a female peanut vendor in a daring daylight attack in Three Miles Monday.
Police reports said that at about 6:30 p.m., the woman was at a traffic light when the man walked up and stabbed her in the abdomen. The man fled leaving the injured woman in a pool of blood in the middle of the busy roadway.
A team of officers who were nearby chased and apprehend the man. They also rushed the injured woman to hospital where she has been admitted in serious condition.
The incident on Monday triggered shock and anger among large groups of persons who gathered at the scene many of them demanding jungle justice for the man who carried out the brutal act. “All now I don’t believe that man can so wicked, the woman come every day come work her hard and honest bread and look how they treat her,” said an eyewitness to the incident.
The development yesterday caused massive traffic congestion in the area.