Police react to lynching of suspected kidnappers in Osun  

Police react to lynching of suspected kidnappers in Osun
By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo
The scene of the jungle justice in Iwo
The scene of the jungle justice in Iwo
The Police in Osun state have condemned the jungle justice melted out on two women suspected to be kidnappers in Iwo, Osun state.
 
Two yet to be identified women suspected to be kidnappers have been set ablaze by a mob in Iwo, Osun State.
It was gathered that the suspects were apprehended on Thursday afternoon around Orieru while allegedly trying to kidnap a child.
Some residents of Iwo said three person, one male and two females, were caught after kidnaping a child and that the women were apprehended while the man escaped.
It was gathered that the suspects were taken to the Palace of the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, for the monarch to decide their fate.
The Point gathered that the residents were asked to take the suspects to the police station.
On their way to the police station, it was gathered that a mob accosted them and started beating the two suspected kidnappers.
After being beaten to coma, the two women were lynched at the junction adjacent the former branch office of Wema Bank, along Oja Ale, Iwo.
 

The people in the area were still combing houses to fish out the third suspect and lynch him.

Reacting, the Commissioner of Police in the State, CP Adie Undie, advised People against carrying out jungle justice.
Undie said that the angry mob did not allow the policemen in the town to move near the scene before they successfully lynched the suspects.

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