A male kidnapper and his female partner were saved from certain death by the police in Abia after a mob wanted to set them on fire.
According to a Facebook user who reported the incident, the suspects, a man, and a woman, were caught while trying to steal the child from her mother's shop along the Umuahia/Owerri road and an alarm was raised.
In a jiffy, an angry mob had gathered and gave them a chase before they could escape. They were stripped naked and given the beating of their lives.
The mob was said to be bent of setting the suspects on fire before a police team was called in and they were rescued and whisked away to a station.