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Angry youths lynch 3 men for stealing, selling 2-year-old child for N60,000 in Cross River

Some irate youths have lynched three men for allegedly stealing and selling a 2-year-old child to an Alhaji for N60,000 in Cross River State.

CONVERSEER gathered that the incident happened this morning (between 8-9 am) at Ekpugrinya Junction in Ogoja Local Government Area of the State.

According to Elijah Ugani who arrived at the scene when the Act has been committed, the angry youths berated the authorities, setting the three men ablaze by the roadside.

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“Three young men were just set ablaze at Ekpugrinya junction in Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River State, for allegedly stealing a 2-year-old baby and selling to an Alhaji at N60,000. It happened between 8-9 am this morning,” Ugani said.

The source further stated, “The youths said they are tired of the guys (suspects).”

Ugani, who is also a journalist said the suspects confessed to the crime before they were being lynched.

Angry youths lynch 3 men for stealing, selling 2-year-old child for N60,000 in Cross River

He noted that the said Alhaji whom the baby was sold to is nowhere to be found, adding, “They sold the baby outside the community. The Alhaji wasn’t found.”

He stressed that “The tension was high. Nobody would have stopped those youths. One of the suspects escaped and the youths went after him.”

CONVERSEER reports that the Cross River State Police Command has strongly condemned jungle justice, warning that anyone culpable will be made to face the law.

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