Wednesday, 16 November 2016

7-Year-Old Boy Burnt To Death In Lagos, Nigeria For Trying To Steal food (Graphic Photos)

A 7-year old boy was reportedly lynched in the Badagry area of Lagos state, Nigeria today for attempting to steal garri (Cassava flour) from a trader’s shop. He was probably hungry.

It is unclear why the Nigerian Police did not respond to the situation. Jungle justice is very common in many Nigerian cities, where the belief that the system cannot provide justice compels mobs to mete out immediate ‘justice’...