Pandemonium As Suspected Ritualist Is Burnt Alive At Obadeyi Lagos
An alleged kidnappers/ritualist who was apprehended on Tuesday morning at Obadeyi bus-stop, Ojokoro axis of the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway has been burnt alive by an angry mob.
The suspect was caught when passers-by overheard the voice of a woman allegedly kidnapped by the suspect and his accomplices.
Police officers at the scene could not control the crowd who are bent on lynching the suspect.
A witness, Adesola John, said passers-by overheard the voice of the allegedly kidnapped woman and began to comb the bridge on the expressway where the suspect was found.
“A woman was crying for help and people heard her voice and searched under the bridge before they found this man,” he said.
“The woman has not been found and, as you can see, we are still searching.”
Another witness who pleaded anonymity said there may be many victims trapped underneath.
Officials of the Nigerian Army have arrived the scene and made efforts to control the mob.
Fire fighters have also arrived to control the fire, while pandemonium still pervades the area.
Search for the suspected victim is still ongoing as some soldiers and other security operatives plunge into the dark passageway underneath the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway.
Via Premium Times