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Friday, 16 June 2017

Man mistaken for Cote D'Ivoire's former president Laurent Gbagbo attacked by angry citizens in France (Video)

LIB came across this viral video of a man suspected to be Cote D'Ivoire's former president Laurent Gbagbo, who was attacked and beaten by angry citizens in France. 
In the video below, several men seen with the Ivorian country's flag around their necks, joined forces and pounced on the man after he was spotted walking on the streets of Paris.
Recall that in 2011,  Cote D'Ivoire's former president Laurent Gbagbo was faced with corruption charges, including four counts of crimes against humanity – murder, rape and other forms of sexual violence, persecution and “other inhuman acts” at the International Criminal Court in Hague. 

In 2016, Gbagbo denied all charges leveled against him.

It was later revealed in the video as a case of mistaken identity, as the victim who escaped been lynched was later seen to be an innocent man whose only crime was for the uncanny resemblance to the former vice President.

Watch the video below...

11 comments:

RareSpecie Z said...

Lol.
His bad luck.
Got an idea, y don't we start attackin failed Leaders...... I mean physically.

Manuel Kunmi said...

eyaaàh that's sad 😂😂

Eddy Ogbunambala said...

Wahala

CHERYL (aka FROM GLORY to GLORY) said...

Eyah...Thank God he wasn't killed or seriously injured.


Long live LIB

Anonymous said...

In as much I wish the same attack for both past and present corrupt Nigeria politicians, people that kept celebrating them will not allow such to happen. What do we say to instances whereby, their birthdays and other functions about them are being celebrated on social media. Please, if we have to fight for our future, we need to stop celebrating all the politicians that have made life unbearable for all Nigeria citizens.

shade(LIE V TRUTH) said...

If this happen to our corrupt leaders regularly after office, others will caution

princess A(READ PEOPLE NOT MEDIA) said...

I think our corrupt leaders should know people are not happy with them

Agbomen said...

This is soo sad! They almost killed an innocent man! Tnk God he got away.

Sam spiritual said...

Old news Linda c'mon.

Vivian Reginalds said...

HMM
-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

Udolisa Ugochukwu said...

oh chisos....to ressemble person again na problem ehn

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