An angry mob in Ibadan, Oyo State capital have burnt to death two suspected thieves at the popular General Gas under-bridge.

The suspects were burnt by a mob action on Wednesday evening on the account of stolen a motorcycle and tried to escape with it.

According to an witness account, the suspects were caught after they made attempts to run and shot at their chasers.

“The two guys, before their death, had charms and guns on them. They even shot at those chasing them”, the eyewitness said.

“They were mobbed following accumulated anger of frequent thefts in the State in the last few weeks,”

Men of the Nigeria Police Force, Oyo State command were at the scene, but unluckily for the suspects, their bodies were already smouldering in the fire.

As at the time of filing this report, Police operatives were already making efforts to bring normalcy to the area.


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