Traffic Robber Set Ablaze By A Mob Along The Badagry Expressway In Lagos
Over the weekend, a suspected traffic robber was lynched and later set ablaze by a mob along the Badagry Expressway in Lagos.
According to reports, the incident occurred under the bridge at
International Trade Fair in Ojo, about the time traders were going home.
It was learnt that the suspect was a member of a three-man gang that
had terrorised motorists in the area.
Sources said the young man and his colleagues were earlier seen
roaming the area between Trade Fair and Mike Two, which aroused the
suspicion of onlookers that they could be traffic robbers. It was learnt
that the suspects rode on three motorcycles, which they later parked
off the road near Abule-Osun.
An eye witness narated the events saying; “people observed them
there, including policemen. One of the suspects later moved quickly to
the other side of the expressway and attacked a motorist.
Policemen pursued him, but he ran away. He abandoned his motorcycle
around Trade Fair and fled. Because of the traffic, the policemen could
not give him a chase. But they seized his motorcycle and a locally-made
“Unknown to the fleeing robber, he was running to his death, as
motorists, who observed what was happening from their mirrors and
traders going home immediately identified him and knocked him down. They
set him ablaze before the police could get to the location. The boys
have made life unbearable for people using the road because of the bad
portions. Traffic usually builds there, so they make it a habit to
terrorise road users.
“No one saw his other accomplices. I don’t support jungle justice,
but I think people are tired of waiting for the Nigerian legal
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