A middle-aged man suspected to be a manhood thief was caught and beaten to a stupor in Lokoja, Kogi state
According to an eyewitness account, Idris Abubakar, the incident happened on Tuesday when the suspect visited a shop behind Dunamis Church in Lokoja to buy bread.
The sources added that confusion started when the shop owner felt a shock in his body and thereafter touched his manhood, only to discover that his manhood had disappeared.
Upon screaming and crying for help, neighbours and passersby attacked the suspect and gave him a thorough beating of his life.
The eye witness further said the suspect confessed to the crime after the thorough beating and expressed joy that the manhood of the shop owner has been restored.
Similar incidents have reportedly occurred in Karaworo and Ganaja areas in the State capital, with each suspect receiving mob actions.
Also, on Wednesday early morning in the Adankolo area of Lokoja, a boy selling doughnuts was said to have screamed after the disappearance of his manhood after being paid by a man who bought doughnuts from him.
The said man could not be found after the incident.
Likewise another case at Ganaja Village a passenger cried out after being touched by a fellow passenger in a Tricycle, aka Keke, with the suspect already beaten blue and black but yet to accept responsibility for the action.
Two suspects are said to be in A’ Division custody of the Nigeria Police, Lokoja, after being almost lynched by a mob around Old Market of Lokoja in the evening hours of Tuesday.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP William Aya, said the Police had received the report and are working on it.
He cautioned the public not to take the law into their own hands, warning that once there is such allegations, the people should report to enable the Police to conduct a thorough investigation into the allegation.
He warned that the Police will prosecute anybody who takes the law into his hands.
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