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In Osun, a man meets his untimely death as an enraged mob sets him ablaze for stealing (Photo)

A middle-aged man named Loni died unexpectedly early Sunday morning in Osun State.

He was accused of stealing a motorcycle at Ireti Ayo, Ilesa.

After being witnessed carrying away a motorcycle, commercial motorcyclists and passersby in the community captured him.

According to a source who requested anonymity, Loni stole the motorcycle from an unsuspecting commercial motorcyclist in the region late Saturday night.

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According to the source, the suspect has a history of robbery with the police in Ilesa, and other commercial motorcyclists who recognized him as a thief and were aware of his motorbike snatching past dragged him away and killed him.

He further added that the Nigeria Police, A Division, Ayeso, Ilesa, was aware of the incident and that his body had been put at an Ilesa town mortuary.

When approached for confirmation of the event, the Police Public Relations Officer, Osun Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, did not answer as of the time of reporting this story.

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