An alleged thief (pictured above) almost met his end in a jungle justice attempt in the hands of Calabar residents but was rescued by the police!
According to CrossRiverwatch, Police officers from Atakpa division rescued an
alleged robber from being set ablaze at Hawkins cemetery Calabar
South, Cross River State.
The alleged robber, (pictured sitting on the floor) said to be a load
carrier was caught red-handed in the act in the early hours of Thursday,
along Hawkins while carting away with some goods.
He was beaten by mob
then taken to Hawkins
cemetery, beaten again, soaked in fuel ready to be set ablaze before the
Police doctors at Atakpa station treated the suspect while some alleged stolen properties
were recovered from his house.