A ‘lucky’ man escaped mob action after he was caught stealing from a woman in Abia state. It was gathered that the incident happened on Sunday (yesterday) as the suspect allegedly confused the woman and stole an undisclosed amount of money from her basket.
According to reports, the man told the woman to get him Dettol and a soap and while the woman was bringing the items, he used the opportunity to steal from her.
An alarm was raised and the suspect nabbed. When the crowd wanted to descend on him, he confessed that he stole the money as he begged them for forgiveness.