Angry mob strips two women naked over N100,000 theft in Abuja
Some angry mob on Wednesday stripped two women naked for stealing N100,000 from a wine shop at Dutsen Alhaji market, Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.
It was learnt that the women who pretended to be buying some items on Wednesday entered into the shop at the market and while one of the women approached the shop owner and negotiating the price of a bottle of wine, her accomplice dipped her hand into the drawer and removed N100,000.
According to an eyewitness, “She was about to walk away with the money when the shop owner who had seen her raised the alarm which attracted other traders,” the witness said.
The eyewitness further stated that traders, who noticed what had transpired, pounced on the two women and stripped them naked in the process.
The timely intervention of the police saved them from been lynched and the Police quickly whisked them away from the market.
Confirming the incident, the Dutse Divisional Police Officer, SP Hajiya Aisha Yusuf said the suspects have been charged to court.