Protest erupted in Otukpo, Benue State after the police rescued a suspected kidnapper from an angry mob in Oglewu District of Ohimini LGA.
The incident occurred when local youths and vigilantes apprehended the man, who confessed to being a kidnapper near Okwungaga Hill. The suspect agreed to lead the youths to his hideout.
While the mob was questioning him, the police arrived and rescued him, leading to the outrage of the gathered crowd. The infuriated youths initiated a protest, demanding the suspect’s release from the police custody.