A soldier was beaten black and blue on Monday in Warri, Delta State, after he was caught stealing iPhone at Gbagi Shopping Plaza.
The thieving soldier(pictured in the midst of mob) whose name as the time of publication was unknown wore military camouflage and was descended on by traders at the popular mall located at Deco Road on Monday morning after he was caught stealing an iPhone.
He sustained head injury from the physical assault.
It was said that the soldier would have been lynched but for the timely intervention of policemen who came on the scene, handcuffed him and whisked him away.
It was further gathered that he is presently in detention at the 3 Battalion, Nigerian Army barracks at Effurun.