Thief almost burnt to death rescued by the police in Calabar (photo)

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,
May 18th,
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 intervened.

Police doctors at Atakpa station treated the suspect while some alleged stolen properties
were recovered from his house.


Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media. ¬†When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]


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