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Angry Mob Sets Ablaze Suspected Robber, Another Shot Dead In Ibadan


By Bode Akinbode, Ibadan

A suspected robber was on Friday set ablaze by angry mob at 110 roundabout area of Odo-Ona in Ibadan.

It was gathered that two hoodlums robbed a motorcycle (Okada) rider of his TVS motorcycle at Olomi area of Ibadan and took to their heels.

Luck eventually ran out on them as they were accosted by other riders who were on their trail at 110 roundabout area of Odo-Ona Ibadan.

The angry okada riders, who   descended on the suspects  before the arrival of the Police,  unleashed  mayhem on them but one of them ran away, while the other was severely  beaten  and later  set ablaze

The State’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gbenga Fadeyi, who confirmed the incident, said: “The act of this jungle justice which has been common lately, was condemned in its totality among Okada riders and any other groups by the Commissioner of Police, CP.

“Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, and should be viewed with all seriousness, hence situation will degenerate beyond control.”

“Suspects are supposed to be handed over to the Police for investigation and prosecution to allow dignity in our society.”

In another development, eye witness account also had it that another man was shot dead around challenge area of Ibadan close to Fijabi’s house.

As of the time of filling this reports, circumstances surrounding his murder were still sketchy, as number of people approached to have details into the dastardly act, declined comments.





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