Thursday, 1 May 2014
Mob Set Three Suspected kidnappers Ablaze In Ogun
A source, who spoke on condition of anonymity said the suspects, who kidnapped four people, killed one the victims before the other three were rescued by a group of commercial motorcyclists, who chased after the suspects vehicle.
He said that the body of one of the murdered victim was discovered inside the suspects vehicle well packed in a polythene bag.
According to him, the shouting of the victims, who were trapped in the vehicle, attracted the commercial motorcyclists.
He said the mob defied police officers, who initially came to take the suspects into custody, by setting them (Suspects) ablaze, adding that two died on the spot while the other ran to Olaotan Bus Stop, where he eventually slumped and died.
He further revealed that the abducted victims were later taken to Sango Ota divisional police station, expressing believe that investigations into the incident had commenced.
Another witness, who gave his as Ade, said "the okada people saw them at Sango but the kidnappers drove away".
He added that "the people caught up with them at this place and after they rescued the victims and spoke with them, they set the kidnappers on fire".
He revealed that the suspects admitted they were kidnappers, and that they intended to use their victims for rituals.