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An angry mob has pursued a man, Elikana Lawrence to the Isokoko Police Station in Agege area of Lagos, in a bid to lynch him for killing a minor.
The incident occurred on October, 2022.
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Lagos, Benjamin Hundeyin, in a statement said the Isokoko Police division got a report at about 5.30 p.m. from a woman, who claimed that her five-year-old son was missing since Oct. 8.
He said that while the woman was making her complaint, an angry mob pursued Lawrence to the station with intent to lynch him.
The PPRO said that the suspect was alleged to have killed a minor in his room at Isokoko area.
“The suspect was rescued by the men on duty and detained based on the report.
“The corpse of the missing boy was found in a canal with the throat lacerated. The suspect confessed to the act.
“The corpse has been evacuated and deposited at IDH Moutuary Yaba for autopsy,” he said.
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