A few days ago, a Yoruba movie producer, Seun Egbegbe was accused of stealing iPhones at Computer Village, with pictures as proof.
Following a denial statement released by his publicist, some eyewitnesses insist that the producer really stole the iPhones, it was not his first time and justice must be served.
According to a certain Keelcech Innovations Store, Seun took some iPhone 7 and iPhone 6 plus mobile phones, told the sales girl he was coming, and then crossed to enter his car without paying.
He was immediately caught up with, beaten by a mob before he was taken to the police station. However,
However, Egbegbe later released a statement yesterday which read contrary to the allegations . . .
“Seun Egbegbe was at Keelcech shop, located at no 9, medical road, Ikeja, to purchase some phones. After making his order from the shop sales rep & walking towards his car to pay up the balance of the phones, the sales rep claimed he’s bolting away with the phones which was never true.
“Before Seun Egbegbe could say a word to the angry mob around, he was attacked and lynched with no explanation.”
Some newsmen paid a visit to the said shop where Seun Egbegbe was portrayed by merchants as a notorious thief who uses charms on people before stealing.
Eyewitnesses say Egbegbe has been doing that in computer village for a long time now. A store keeper revealed Egbegbe pretended to be ready for payment at 10:00am that same day, after the phones were delivered to him.
The sales girl’s scream for help attracted other shopkeepers who went after Egbegbe and caught up with him before he could find his way out of computer village. He was beaten by the angry mob before the police arrived.
An eyewitness said, “Just last week Friday, November 18, 2016, Egbegbe walked into a shop and stole 2million naira worth of goods. He was successful.”
Traders at Ikeja revealed that Egbegbe targets new phone shops in the area in the early hours of the morning before other shop owners begin to open. According to them, he uses charms to transact and even asks for receipt of purchase.