Angry mob set okada man ablaze in Jigawa after false accusation
An Okada man identified as Aliyu Ya’u, was allegedly set ablaze at Babaldu village in Birnin Kudu local Government area of Jigawa State.
It was gathered that suspected hoodlums set Aliyu Ya’u on fire after accusing him of stealing a motorcycle.
Spokesman of the State Police Command, ASP Lawan Shiisu Ada, who confirmed the incident said the incident happened on Thursday at about 80:00pm at Babaldu village.
According to DAILY POST, Aliyu was accused of stealing a Boxer Motorcycle at Babaldu village. The angry mob chased after him, killed and set ablaze.
Adam said police investigation, however, revealed that the incident occurred when the deceased was on his way from his farm in Ningi, mistakenly taking another person’s motorcycle leaving his own.
“As a result, the owners of the motorcycle chased the suspect down, killed and set him ablaze instantly”
“The Police recovered the two Boxer Motorcycles, one with reg no. LAR 603U, while the other one without registration no”
He said six persons were arrested in connection with the mob action while the case has been transferred to the SCIID for discrete investigation.
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