Youths lynch suspected motorcycle snatcher in Makurdi
By Henry Iyorkase, Makurdi
Irate youths, Saturday, lynched a suspected motorcycle snatcher at Kilometer 3, along Makurdi – Gboko road, in Benue state.
An eyewitness told Orient Daily that the deceased allegedly disarmed the owner of the motorcycle, who raised alarm during the melee.
“The owner raised an alarm for help as his Honda bike was being snatched. His continuous shouts for help attracted attention of sympathisers in the neighborhood, who mobilised and launched man hunt for the suspect, who was eventually apprehended with the vehicle.”
A lady at the scene, (names withheld) who volunteered more information on condition of anonymity, hinted that the suspect was trailed, until he was overpowered and caught red handed.
Attempts to get the comment of Divisional Police Officer on the matter was abortive as several calls and text messages put across was not answered.