SAD NEWS: How could some human beings be so wicked and heartless? A 7 year-old boy was beaten and burnt alive in the Badagry area of Lagos, for allegedly attempting to steal garri from a trader’s shop.
- VIDEO: 7 Year old boy burnt alive in Lagos for stealing garri
According to reports, the boy was seen by eyewitnesses trying to break into a shop where food are sold in the early hours of Tuesday November 15, 2016.
The little boy was nabbed by some men in the area, beaten and set ablaze by the wicked mob despite pleas from the public since he did not actually commit the crime.
Amidst the economic recession in Nigeria, it’s saddening that people are beginning to loose their sanity to stand the site of a 7 year-old boy set ablaze because he was hungry and attempted to steal food.
Let’s believe the government of Lagos state intervenes promptly to the situation and arrest the men behind the barbaric act. The lives of children should be protected no matter the gravity of crime they commit.
What are your thoughts towards this barbaric act?
UPDATE: Some other sources and eyewitness are posting on social media that the boy stabbed a pregnant woman to death after unsuccessfully attempting to steal her phone. Does that mean the boy deserves jungle justice? See the screenshot below for more info:
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