Fiery Vigilante Justice: Suspected Kidnapper Burned Alive by Angry Mob in Niger State
In a harrowing incident that unfolded on Friday afternoon, a suspected thief met a grim fate in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State. Allegations of kidnapping two children were levied against the individual, whose identity remains undisclosed at this time. According to informed sources, the unidentified suspect was intercepted by vigilant residents while apparently leading the children towards an undisclosed location. Confronted by the concerned locals, the suspect found himself unable to provide a coherent explanation for his actions, inciting the crowd’s suspicion. The situation quickly escalated, resulting in the suspect being subjected to a severe physical assault, rendering him unconscious.However, the relentless fervor of the mob was far from satiated. A disturbing turn of events followed as the enraged assembly assembled wood and discarded tires, arranging them around the incapacitated suspect. Reports indicate that additional members of the crowd contributed fuel, which was then doused onto the unconscious individual. Subsequently, the horrific scene reached its climax as the suspect’s lifeless body was engulfed in flames.A shocking video documenting this gruesome episode emerged, capturing the grim spectacle of people pouring fuel onto the inert figure before igniting the fire. Disturbingly, the footage also exposed the participation of children in the harrowing act of vigilante justice.Niger State Police Command’s spokesperson, Abiodun Wasiu, confirmed the deeply troubling incident in an official statement. He acknowledged that by the time law enforcement personnel arrived at the scene, the mob had dispersed. The burnt remains of the victim were reportedly transported to a medical facility. The police authority vowed to pursue the perpetrators of this horrifying act of extrajudicial violence and bring them to justice.