Photos: Man Almost Lynched For Stealing Bike

Physinews Reports: A middle aged man said to be in his late 20s
was this afternoon beaten to stupor by angry
The suspect was alleged to have stolen a
Chinjeng at the ever busy Sango sunday
sunday market.

According to an eyewitness, who simply
identified himself as Muideen said " I came here
to buy Ram, suddenly I saw people shouting
thief thief running towards my direction, I saw a
man who should be in his late 20s riding away
on a chinjeg machine popularly.
He was riding ferociously towards Basin from
Sango, owing to the hot chase, he lost control &
fell down from the Okada(Bike).
He was pounced on beaten mercilessly,
dangerous weapons like axe, burning stick
among others were used to beat him to stupor.
He was however rescued by men of the Mobile
Police force who prevented him from being
At the time of filing this report 1 hour after he
was rescued by the police, he's yet to be taken
to the hospital, rather he was left on the road
side to the chagrin of passersby.
The most annoying part is police officers
leaving him seated on the street for more than
1 hour, on the guise that his blood will stain
van & they have no money for car wash.
They refused to evacuate him until someone
contacted the DPO, who scolded them
profusely before they eventually evacuated

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