A purse snatcher and phone thief met his Waterloo today when he actually snatched the phone of a young lady at the popular New Market in Enugu.
Ripping through her handbag in a burst of speed and dexterity, he shredded the bag, grabbed the phone and zoomed off with lightening pace.
Young men and boys quickly mobilised and gave chase, within seconds, the thief was apprehended and the worrisome trend enveloping Nigeria ensued; jungle justice!
The thief was lynched by the mob in a most brutal and violent manner. Sticks, stones and rocks were freely used. Leaving broken bones and bleeding on the thief.
Security personnel, however responded promptly to calm the situation and took the injured thief to the Central Police Station, Enugu.