Residents of a community in the Vandeikya Local Government Area of Benue State on Monday, March 1 took the law into their hand and burnt to death a man accused of stealing.
The young man was lynched and set ablaze by the residents for allegedly stealing N2000 belonging to a trader woman at a popular market in Benue.
The incident reportedly happened at the popular Ihugh market in Vandeikya LGA.
Reports on the incident are still sketchy as some claimed the young man stole money from a market woman while another witness said he stole some wrappers belonging to the woman.
However, no authority has commented on the incident as at the time this report was given.