Confusion on was in the air along Agbe Road in the Abule Egba area of Lagos State on Wednesday after a suspected kidnapper snatched a girl from her mother and attempted to escape with her on a motorcycle.
Punch correspondent learnt that the mother of the two-year-old, while raising the alarm that her daughter was abducted by the kidnapper, chased the motorcycle.
PUNCH Metro gathered that her cry got the attention of some pedestrians and motorcyclists who also joined in the chase.
They were said to have caught up with the suspect, identified only as Haruna, dragged him from the motorcycle and beaten him to a pulp.
The 35-year-old suspect, who was stripped naked and injured, was reportedly handed over to policemen from the Oko Oba division.