Residents of Lapai Local Government of Niger on Friday set a man, Sule Sakon Kano ablaze after he allegedly kidnapped two children.
In a news gathered, the suspect was carrying the children away to an unknown destination when he was accosted by some residents who asked him where he was taking the two children to.
Idan News learnt that the suspect was unable to give any credible answer, so the residents descended on him and beat him to a coma.
Not satisfied, the mob gathered wood and tyres and put them on the suspected thief while some others provided fuel which they poured on the lifeless body before setting him ablaze.
A video of the mob action showed people pouring fuel on the lifeless body and sett…