Two thieves were stripped naked and beaten mercilessly by angry students after they were caught robbing and inflicting deep cut on a student with cutlass inside the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State.
They were intercepted by neighbours who came to rescue the victim and his girlfriend yesterday. The robbers who were said to be four in number attacked a student (name withheld) in Entrepreneur and Business Studies Department with a machete leaving cuts on him after stabbing him vigorously. They took his phones and laptop.
The victim who leaves in Sound City Lodge, Gidan Kwano, Minna, was attacked by the robbers while he came out to put off his generator. They accompanied him inside his house locked the door asked for his gadgets he then locked his girlfriend in the bathroom for safety while he battles with them.
He was stabbed vigorously with deep cuts after taking his belongings but neighbours were immediately alerted.
They were apprehended by some neighbours while were trying to force the door open. Two were caught as all effort to force their way out proved abortive. The other two escaped immediately the door was opened from outside.
Students came out in enmasse, unclad the thieves and beat them mercilessly. One of the suspects is alleged to be Salim, a 300 Level student of Architecture department.