A mob in Oyo has burnt to death a man who is believed to have been pretending he was mad. The man was caught with a gun and an undisclosed amount of foreign currency in Oke Ado area of Ibadan, Oyo state. The mob immediately assumed he was a kidnapper, took him away and burnt him before Policemen could arrive.
You will recall that a house of horror where suspected kidnappers and ritual killers held sway was discovered recently in Ibadan, South West, Nigeria.
Two other people were also arrested at the Ibadan Forest of Death by security operatives for allegedly being in possession of incriminating items.
The suspected lunatic was burnt at Oke Ado area, Ibadan, Oyo State by a mob who suspected that he was a kidnapper.
LEADERSHIP gathered that a pistol and an unknown amount of money in foreign currencies were found on the man but the mob took away the items before the arrival of the police.
The second suspected man was nabbed by another mob at Mokola but was rescued by policemen attached to Sango Police Division.
Public relations officer of the state police command, SP Olabisi Ilobanafor who confirmed the two incidents said 42 SIM cards of various networks, three national identity cards bearing various names and N11,600 cash of different denominations were recovered from one of the suspected mad men.
Meanwhile, a suspect Sulaiman Olajide Popoola, 54, who was arrested at the forest for allegedly scavenging at the site, claimed that he came from Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State to the site in search of chicken feed.