There was a commotion in the Age area of Lagos state yesterday as a Suspected Kidnapper was set ablaze by a mob, while police rescued two other suspects.
According to an eyewitness, the incident happened at about 9 am, in Orile- Age local council development Area LCDA.
According to an eyewitness, a commercial motorcycle operator popularly called , Okada said to have engaged the kidnappers in a hot chase from Ajegunle Toll gate along Lagos Ogun boundary spot after some of the school children kidnapped cried out for help through the window of the kidnappers vehicle.
But, nemesis caught up with them at Mulero bus stop in Orile– Agege. LCDA, where their vehicle was intercepted by some passerby after the Okada operator raised the alarm to alert passerby of the action of the suspect.
In the ensueing melee one of the suspect was reportedly lynched on the spot with their vehicle burnt.
It took the quick intervention of the police to rescue the other two members of the gang and the kidnaped School children, the source said.
However it could not be confirmed at press time if one of the abducted School children died in the vehicle, as there was a report that the suspect had already killed one of the children before luck ran against them at Orile- Agege, Lagos state.
Contacted, spokesman for Lagos state police command,CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said police operatives attached to Elere division of the Lagos state command, upon a distress call that some Suspected kidnapper’s were being mobbed at Mulero bus stop,by Omotoye estate raced to the scene where one white golf car and a male suspect have been set ablaze.