Underaged Children Alleged Of Robbery Escape Lynch In Ibadan
Two underaged children narrowly escaped being lynched by angry mob at Dugbe area early this morning (Friday).
They were apprehended by shop owners at Dugbe after allegedly breaking into a shop.
The underage suspects, Yusuff Olaide and Tunde Badmus claimed they are residents of Agbokojo area of Ibadan.
According to a witness, who pleaded anonymity, the children who feigned to be scavengers constantly rob their shops without being caught.
The suspects were on the verge of being lynched by the mob, but for the quick intervention of Radio Nigeria who placed a call to the police.
Our Correspondent confirmed that the Police arrived on time and took away the suspects to Iyaganku police station for further investigation.
In an interview, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO in the state, Mr Adewole Osifeso said the timely intervention of the Police averted a potential jungle justice.
It was also gathered that many shops in the area had been robbed in recent times, as narrated by some of the shop owners.