A mad man identified as Oladele Adeolalunatic has been lynched and burnt to death at Asa Village in Ojaodan, Ogun state for killing 5 children of same parents.
The 35-year-old mentally deranged man was lynched on Saturday morning for killing the children identified as five-year-old Bolu, Johnson, Tosin, Joel and Sesan aged two, belonging to Olaegbe Adeola, The Nation reports.
It was gathered that Adeola used a cutlass to matchet the kids.
The incident occurred around 9:30am at Asa Village in Ojaodan, a Lagos border community.
Trouble started in the spot where the kids were playing, when the madman suddenly appeared, got hold of a cutlass and started matcheting them.
By the time villagers knew what was happening, the kids were lying lifeless on the ground.
It was gathered the sight of the lifeless children provoked villagers who grabbed the madman, lynched and set him ablaze.
Police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident to Newsmen in Abeokuta.
He added the family forcefully collected the bodies for burial despite police advice that autopsy be conducted with the claim they have no case to hold with anyone.