Suspected phone thief nabbed, beaten in University of Ibadan hostel

Charms and other items were reportedly found on the suspect.

The suspect was beaten and handed to security.

Residents of Mellanby hall in the University of Ibadan reportedly nabbed a suspected thief trying to steal phones from Room A37 on Thursday morning.

A mob was said to have descended on the unidentified suspect, whose accomplice reportedly escaped.

Charms and other items were reportedly found on the suspect.

He was subsequently handed over to the security unit.

It was unclear if he is a student of the institution.

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