A man, whose individuality could not be confirmed as at the time of filing this report, was almost lynched by the denizens of Akure, the Ondo State capital for raping a yet to be known, lady. He was alleged to have also tugged the victim’s eyes.
The facts of how the suspected rapist performed the act were yet to be revealed as both the suspect and the victim were reportedly in the hospital and yet to regain their consciousness.
It was gathered by aso Naija that a resident of Oluwatuyi Area of Akure caught the rapist in the act and raised the alarm, calling the other residents to the scene who beat him to the point of coma
An eyewitness said, “When he (the suspect) was caught, people were asking him questions but he was speaking the Hausa language, he could not even say his name and where he is from.
Eyewitnesses said it was the timely arrival and intervention of the policemen that stopped the suspected rapist from being set ablaze by the mob. He disclosed that it was the policemen that took him and the victim to the hospital.
When reached, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Tee-Leo Ikoro confirmed the happening but said the family of the victim was yet to be seen.