According to media reports, the conductor was thoroughly beaten before he was set ablaze by an angry mob at 5-Star bus stop near Aswani Market in Isolo, Lagos State.

It was gathered that the suspect met his fate following a heated argument that ensued between him and the said passenger over N100 change.

According to an eyewitness, the conductor refused to hand over the change and allegedly threatened the passenger. Their argument got heated, the conductor took a knife from a trader who sells hardware close by and stabbed the passenger who died instantly.

This action prompted people around to attack the bus conductor and subsequently set him ablaze. His vehicle was also burnt.

In retaliation for the death of the passenger, three other "Danfo" buses were destroyed by the angry mob.