A middle aged man suspected to be a manhood thief was beaten to stupor in Lokoja, the Kogi state capital on Tuesday morning.
The incident happened when the suspect visited a shop behind Dunamis Church in Lokoja to buy bread.
Confusion started when the shop owner felt a shock in his body and thereafter touch his manhood only to discover that his manhood has disappeared.
Upon screaming and crying for help, neighbors and passersby attacked the suspect and gave him a thorough beating of his life.
An eye witness, Idris Abubakar, said the suspect confessed to the crime after the thorough beating and expressed joy that the manhood of the shop owner has been restored.
Similar incidents have reportedly occurred in Karaworo and Ganaja areas in the state capital with each suspect receiving mob action.
Confirming this, the Police Public Relation Officer, ASP William Aya said the Police has received report and are on working on it.
He cautioned the public not to take law into their hands, warning that once there is such allegations, the people should report to enable the Police conduct investigation into the allegation.
He warned that Police will prosecute anybody who takes law into his hand.