A 41-year-old Islamic cleric popularly known as Alfa has reportedly escaped being lynched by residents of Ilasamaja, Mushin area of Lagos, after being caught defiling a 14-year-old girl identified simply as Rahmotu.
It was garthered that the suspect jumped into his victim’s compound from their fence after her parents had went out carrying out their daily activities.
Alfa was caught red-handed in the act by his victim’s elder brother, Rahmon. He was saved from being lynched by police officers from Zone D in Mushin, who intervened in the case and quickly whisked him away.
An eyewitness said;
“Alfa was caught by the victim’s elder brother, Rahmon. He tried to overpower the culprit but couldn’t and so he ran out to call for help.”