Residents of Abule Egba community, Lagos Mainland apprehended two suspects who were reportedly pickpockets for stealing from a road user.
The suspects were caught at the popular U-Turn bus stop, Abule Egba, Lagos Mainland.
In a video of the incident which surfaced online, the suspects were beaten mercilessly by a mob who had gathered at the scene of incident. The suspects were worn tyres in anticipation of setting them on fire.
Unconfirmed sources said they were almost burnt alive by the mob but were saved by the prompt intervention of the Police.
Watch the video of the incident below.