32-year-old man, identified as Bello Musa, was beaten up and stripped n*ked for allegedly snatching the handbag of a woman at Dei-Dei, in Abuja, Nigeria

According to an eyewitness, the incident happened after the woman alighted from a vehicle at Dei-Dei junction and tried to board a tricycle to Karmo.

He said the accused allegedly snatched the handbag and took to his heels but commercial cyclists in the area pursued and apprehended him.

When he was caught the cyclists beat him up and stripped him n*ked before handing him over to vigilantes at Unguwar Saburi in the area.

Daily Trust reported that members of the vigilante confirmed that the handbag, which contained N32,700, was recovered and handed over to the woman.

The woman was a petty trader and resided at Unguwar Dawaki, near Zuba, was on her way to Karmo market to buy food items when the incident happened.