The busy town of Gboko in Benue state was thrown into confusion on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 as mob in the area burnt an unidentified young man.
Pulse exclusively gathered that the young man allegedly stole a three month old baby from a house at Bristow round-about in the aftrenoon.
“We just heard the baby’s mother screaming ‘thief, thief’ and we came out only to see the boy running with the baby,” a source said.
“Some boys in the area collected the baby and started beating him while the others were looking for tyre and calling more people to come out.
“He was begging and crying but the other boys did not listen,” the source added.
The incident caused traffic gridlock popular road which connects the Benue to Cross River state.
Police officers were yet to arrive the scene of the incident as at press time.