The Police in Benue has confirmed the lynching of three suspected armed robbers by a mob in Adikpo in Kawabde Local Government Council of the state.
The Spokesman of the command, Mr Moses Yamu, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, confirmed the incident on Tuesday in Makurdi. Yamu said that the suspected robbers were lynched while carrying out a robbery operation at a petrol station in Adikpo.
He said that the manager of the station alerted the mob, while the robbers were carrying out their operation in the early hours of Tuesday. He said that the mob had already meted out the jungle justice on the suspects before the police arrived at the scene. The spokesman, however, said that the police later deposited the three corpses at the Government Hospital, Adikpo. Read more