A middle-aged woman was on Friday lynched and set ablaze by an irate mob at Emir’s road, near Opo-Malu junction, in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
According to reports, the mother of the baby was alighting from a motorcycle and had asked the woman to assist her hold the baby. But surprisingly, the suspected kidnapper bolted away with the baby. Shocked, the mother of the baby raised alarm which attracted passersby and neighbours and they chased the fleeing suspect. The mob eventually caught up with her, stripped her naked and beat her mercilessly before setting her ablaze.
The incident resulted in pandemonium as panic-stricken residents, shop owners, commuters and pedestrians