- A Nigerian man has been forced to wear yam tubers in Onitsha
- He was said to have stolen the yams before he was caught
- He was also beaten by the angry mobs
A Nigerian man was forced to wear yam tubers as pendant after he was caught stealing them in Onitsha main market in Anambra state.
NAIJ.com gathered that the man whose name could not be identified was mercilessly beaten by the angry mobs.
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The reasons that led him to stealing yams could not be ascertained as he was believed to have been lured to stealing due to hunger, recession, bad government, greed or laziness.
NAIJ.com had previously reported that the Oyo state High Court, Iyaganju, has reportedly sentenced four men to death by hanging for stealing a phone valued at N10,000.
It was gathered that the judgement was handed to the convicted suspects by Justice Rayo Taiwo on Friday, March 17.
The four suspects accused of armed robbery are Alaba Akinola (30) Sarafa Babalola (25) Sola Kolawole (27) and Ibrahim Gbedeogun (28).
NAIJ.com also reported earlier that a thief was caught trying to steal a smartphone barely hours after one was already stolen from the boutique.
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The suspected thief was said to have walked into the boutique pretending to buy a singlet, but ended up picking up the phone and walking out when he noticed the sales girl wasn't looking.
He was caught after the sales girl upon noticing the phone was missing, ran out in time to see him attempting to board a commercial motorcycle.
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