suspected criminal was scorched to death by a furious crowd in Ibadan, Oyo State capital for supposedly grabbing cruiser from an ‘Okada man.’
The occurrence occurred around 7:20 am on Friday, December 4, at the Mile 110 indirect finish of the MKO Abiola Way, Ring-Road, Ibadan.
As indicated by an observer, irate young people pursued the two burglars from Olomi zone where they had taken the bike and at last got one of them around 110 Round About, Odo-Ona region of the city. They set him on fire in the wake of beating him with clubs, stones and other dangerous objects.
It was accumulated that the business motorcyclist was shot on movement while being pursued after by the looters before young people in the region raised alert and gave them a hot pursue.
Representative of the State Police Command, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, who affirmed the episode, said the two looters had grabbed the okada from Olomi zone of Ibadan and were followed by irate young people down to 110 Roundabout.
“The folks were two. They proceeded to grab okada (bike) at Olomi territory of Ibadan. What’s more, they were on the path, they were gotten at that Round About there, 110 Round About, where the crowd braced down on both of them.” he said.
“One got away and the other one was not fortunate, and they beat him to death. Also, set him burning there. The bike has been recuperated to the Oluyole Police station and the Divisional Police Officer ( DPO) is putting forth rushed attempts to meet with the Ministry of Environment to clear the body to the morgue, while examination has initiated on the issue.” he added.