An angry mob set a suspected thief ablaze in Apapa, Lagos State.
A suspected thief who was caught stealing the brain box of a parked car was set ablaze in Lagos. The incident took place at Isikalu Street Junction, Olodi-Apapa, in Ajeromi/Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state.
The thief was beaten to a pulp and set ablaze by a mob at the early hours of the morning. It was alledged that the thief was caught at about 4am and was seriously beaten and tied down till 6 am.
The angry mob took laws into their hands by spontaneously setting him on fire, without reporting the incident to the police.
One of the eyewitnesses disclosed that;
People in the area are not happy about how the brain boxes of their vehicles usually develop wings overnight. Many vehicles in the area have been vandalised and many of the parts removed.
The police and several human right groups have spoken severally against jungle justice. They enjoin aggrieved individuals to call the attention of the police instead of taking laws into their hands.