In spite of the recent admonition of the police against jungle justice, an angry mob in Ikeja almost lynched a suspected armed robber to death.
The rate of jungle justice seems to be on the increase as a mob in Ikeja took laws into their hands and lynched a suspected armed robber. They mob threw caution to the wind and descended on the suspect, using sticks, stones and other dangerous instrument to get their pound of flesh.
The blood-thirsty mob in Ikeja would have killed the suspected armed robber if not for the intervention of the police. The mob consisted of excited men, women and even children. The suspect in question was reportedly caught trying to rob around the Ikeja area of Lagos.
The police in response have decried the high rate of jungle justice in Lagos and admonished aggrieved individuals to refrain from taking laws into their hands.