Three community leaders, Sakariyau Benjamin, 66; John Adeyemi, 77; and Ganriel Ajayi, 55, have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for beating a suspected bruglar to death.
Muyiwa Adejobi, the spokesman of thepolice, said the trio have questions to anwer in the murder of a suspected burglar who allegedly raided the home of a woman, Adeyemi Opeyemi, at Asalu Bus Stop, off Abaranje Road, Ikotun.
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The burglar was beaten to death when he was caught after the victim raised an alarm.
He said the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Hakeem Odumosu, condemned the act of jungle justice meted on the suspect and vowed to kick against such in the state.