A man who specializes in stealing cars have been caught, tortured and stripped naked at the Calabar University Teaching Hospital on Thursday.
The Teaching Hospital University Chief Security Officer caught him while trying to disable a car security and steal it off the premises.
Witnesses narrated how the suspect was caught inside the car with a cutter trying to disable the car security alarm and key starter.
Another witness narrated how the suspect tried to stab the owner of the car with scissors and escape with the car.
But the resistance of the car owner drew the attention of others who rushed to the scene, apprehend, tortured and stripped him naked.
The suspect has since been handed over to the University security for further action, this newspaper learned.