Abuja - A middle-aged man from the Ajegunle LGA of Lagos has reportedly been lynched by a group of hoodlums who accused him of theft.
The man, who's identity remains unknown, was allegedly seen running away with the brain box of a car when the incident took place on Monday morning.
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According to a PUNCH report, the deceased was apparently beaten and injured by the group before being set on fire.
DSP Patricia Amadin, PR Officer at the Lagos State Police, disclosed that officials did not recall picking up the man's corpse from the area, saying they only recovered the body of a dismissed naval officer on the street.
Eye witnesses, however, swear to the incident, saying half-burnt truck tyres can still be observed where the incident allegedly took place.
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