A man suspected to be a ritualist has been nabbed and set ablaze by an angry mob after he was found in an underground den.
Photos of alleged underground ritualist den discovered today by a highway sweeper has left many people in serious shock. It was found at Obadeyi under Ojokoro LCDA along the Lagos/Abeokuta expressway.
The allleged ritualist was caught and mercilessly beaten by an angry mob
Some road side sweepers who alerted resident in the early hours of today said a woman and her child were dragged into the hole as she cried for help. After the alarm was raised, one Abdul Raheem was brought out of the canal that links Agbado Oke Odo area still on the expressway.
Efforts by security operatives to arrest the alleged ritualist proved abortive as aggrieved youths and touts lynched him and set him ablaze as he insisted he can not confess but preferred to be killed.
Two other alleged ritualists were caught at obadeyi and Ijaiye ends of the canal.
They confessed to the fact that there is a ritualist den under the road that has been in operation for over four years. The suspects are presently at Ojokoro police station.
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