Some street boys in Lagos have battered a soldier who prevented them from carrying out jungle justice on a trailer driver.
According to reports, the driver unintentionally killed one of them, one of the street boys named Kola Mutiu, aka Black Jesus, leading to a commotion at Apapa boundary in Ajegunle, Lagos, on Tuesday.
Kola, while running to collect one of the limitless dues they stand on the road to obtain from drivers, was accidentally crushed to death by the trailer driver.
The other area boys rushed Kola to the hospital, where he was confirmed dead. They then went after the driver to make him pay with his life when a soldier stepped in to avert the jungle justice.
The area boys unleashed their anger on the soldier, beating him till he was bruised and swollen, while also destroying a military van.