A female child trafficker have been rescued by soldiers from being set ablaze by angry mob in Aba North LGA of Abia State.
A source at the scene of the incident said the 46-year-old woman was caught at Obikabia Junction with a schoolgirl she allegedly abducted on Tuesday, May 31.
The suspect confessed to abducting the child from Ohanze junction by Umuobiakwa/Old Umuahia Road.
The woman pleaded with the mob for mercy but they insisted on lynching her.
However, soldiers who were at a military checkpoint a short distance from Obikabia Junction arrived the scene and rescued her.
Meanwhile, the mother of the schoolgirl had been contacted to come and identify the child.
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