A suspected mentally ill man has stabbed a young lady with a kitchen knife at the Oba Ovoranmen Square popularly known as Ring Road.
Sources said the injured lady was walking alone when the man stabbed her.
The source said passersby descended on the mentally ill man and beat him to stupor after collecting the knife from him.
An eyewitness said, “The girl who is now in very critical condition has been rushed to hospital.
“They collected the knife and beat him to stupor.”
The injured girl was said to have been rushed to the Benin Central hospital.
Edo Police spokesman, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, could not be reached for comments.
Source: The Nation