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Three suspected motorcycle thieves in Ayobo area of Lagos State on Monday met their Waterloo as an andry mob dispensed jungle justice on them.
The three suspects, who allegedly stole two brand new motorcycles at Olorunsola, Ayobo, Ipaja, Lagos, were burnt to death.
An eyewitness who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the suspects took to their heels after allegedly stealing the motorcycles.
Said the eye witness: “Some commercial motorcyclists ran after the suspected thieves and caught up with them along Koloba Road, off Alaja Road, Ayobo, Ipaja, Lagos. Two were initially caught and were instantly lynched to death, while the other one scampered for safety.
“He was later caught in one of the streets in Alaja and wheeled down to join the other two before they were set on fire.
“The thieves also injured some people while they tried to escape. Those who were injured had been rushed to an undisclosed hospital for medical attention”.
The police have been drafted to the scene of the incident.