A viral graphic video posted on Youtube has emerged showing the moment a 16-year-old girl was brutally beaten by an angry mob who further doused her with an inflammable substance and set her ablaze.
The victim struggled to escape the torture from the irate mob who accused her of being involved in the death of a taxi driver.
The woman was grabbed by her hair, kicked and brutally punched on the face in the shocking four-minute footage as blood gushed down her face.
The crowd jeered and were cheered as she was set ablaze.
The girl who has not been named but said to have been a clothes seller screamed and writhed in pains but no one could come to her rescue until she finally laid lifeless.
According to local reports, the deceased was part of a gang who fled after they shot and killed murdered a 68-year-old during a robbery attack.
It was alleged that her two male accomplices fled down a series of alleys, while she took a wrong turn and was surrounded by a vigilante mob.
According to an unnamed police spokesman, some police officials were said to have attempted to save the girl but were blocked by the mob.
In the meantime, the police have launched an ongoing investigation into the attack while the video has been put down by Youtube.
Below are some very graphic images and video of the incident. WARNING: Viewer’s discretion is highly advised. (Click on any image to enlarge).