An angry mob beat a 35-year-old man mercilessly for raping a 5-year-old girl in the Ibere community in the Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia State.
The suspect, identified simply as Yellow, who was caught in the act, confessed to having defiled the minor after luring her inside a room with groundnuts.
In a trending video posted online, the suspect pleaded for forgiveness, blaming the devil and the cold weather caused by the rain for his dastardly crime.
It was gathered the suspect was handed over to local security personnel, who subsequently transferred him to the police for further investigation and prosecution.
According to the reports, the child was rushed to the hospital by her family for medical attention.
Watch the video below…