Mob in Ilesa, Osun state, Sunday, lynched a middle-age suspected motorcycle thief simply identified as Loni, for allegedly snatching a motorcycle from the owner.
It was gathered that the deceased was caught by residents of Ireti-Ayo Street, Ilesa, while trying to whisk away a motorcycle he allegedly snatched from an unsuspecting owner.
An eyewitness revealed that the deceased was alleged to have robbed a motorcyclist at the late hour of Saturday and was caught while trying to bring the motorcycle out from the house where he hid it.
The spokesperson of the Osun police command, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident.
She stated that the incident happened around 8:30am Sunday at Ireti-Ayo on Ijebu-Jesa Road, Ilesa.