On Friday, May 27th, 2022, a suspected motorbike thief was nearly lynched at the University For Development Studies’ Dungu campus (UDS).
With his accomplice, the suspect proceeded to the Faculty of Education building where bikes were parked and attempted to steal one.
They opened two motorbikes parked outside using a master key and attempted to flee with them.
However, they were discovered by several students, who gave them a furious pursuit.
One of the suspects was apprehended while attempting to leap off a speeding motorbike, while his companion escaped.
Residents in the neighbourhood had to intervene to prevent the suspect from being lynched.
Motorcycle theft is fairly common on the UDS campus, however