By Sodiq Lawal
A middle aged woman said to be in her late 30s was yesterday night beaten to stupor by angry mob.
The suspect who simply identified herself as “Iya Funke” was alleged to have stolen N5000 from a shop at Ojoyin community in Ile Ife.
According to an eyewitness, Mr Favour Lawal said, ” I came here to buy rice around 8:30pm at a shop, suddenly I saw people shouting thief running towards my direction, I saw a woman who was chased by some area boys in the community for stealing N5000″
She was pounced on beaten mercilessly, dangerous weapons like axe, burning stick among others were used to beat her to stupor.”
“She was however rescued by community leaders who prevented her from being lynched.”
As at the time of filing this report, the woman was rescued by the community leaders and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.