Thief Beaten Mercilessly and Soaked in Fuel by an Angry Mob in Calabar (Photo)
A suspected thief was rescued from a angry mob at Hawkins cemetery Calabar South, Cross River State by police officers from Atakpa division.
According to CrossRiverWatch, the alleged robber, (who is pictured above sitting on the floor) said to be a load carrier was caught red-handed in the act in the early hours of Thursday, May 18th, 2017, along Hawkins while carting away with some goods.
The angry mob pounced on him and began to beat him, then taken to Hawkins cemetery, beaten again, soaked in fuel ready to be set ablaze before the Police intervened.
Police doctors at Atakpa station treated the suspect while some allegedly stolen properties were recovered from his house.