Suspected Thief Killed in Kwara over Attempt to Steal Motorbike

Hammed Shittu in Ilorin

A suspected thief was at the weekend killed by residents of Apalara in Ilorin West Local Government Area over an attempt to steal a motorcycle.

The incident, according to THISDAY, occurred on Saturday around 9:00 p.m. when the suspect boarded the motorcycle.

According to a resident of the area who sought anonymity, “The suspect was apprehended after a failed attempt to slaughter the motorcycle owner from the back.

“They both fell and the suspect tried to run with the bike but was given a hot chase by some residents who used every available objects around to beat him until he died.”

When contacted yesterday, the spokeswoman of the state Police Command, Toun Ejire-Adeyemi (DSP), confirmed the incident.

She said the suspect was confirmed dead when the police rushed him to the hospital after they got to the scene.

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