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A young  woman whose name was yet to be ascertained was caught at Mile 3 market,Diobu, PortHarcourt, Rivers State allegedly stealing two bags of garri on Wednesday morning.

An eyewitness who simply identified herself as  Mercy told our reporter that the suspect bargained with an unsuspectng wheelbarrow pusher to help her convey the goods she bought inside the market.

Unknown to the wheelbarrow pusher that the young  woman did not pay for the bags of garri but targeted when the owner of the shop was not at the shop to cart away the bags of garri.

Our source disclosed that as the wheelbarrow pusher was about moving with the two bags of garri after loading,the owner of the shop appeared and immediately held the wheelbarrow pusher who pointed that the young lady and she was apprehended by the mob.

We gathered that some  executives of the  Mile 3 market prevented the mob from carrying out jungle justice on the female suspected thief and she was taken to the union office in the market.

Another eyewitness told our reporter that the suspect was video recorded by some members of the mob and hours after she was taken to the union’s office, she was allegedly released by the Chairman of the market who later pardoned her.

When contacted by Revelation Agents, Nkesi Gift, Chairman of the Mile 3 main market told our reporter he was in a meeting that he would call back but he was yet to revert as at press time . 

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