- A viral video has captured the moment an Okada rider picked up a phone dropped by pranksters
- There was a mild drama as the man stopped after seeing the phone on the tarred road, picked and pocketed it
- Boys however emerged from nearby and asked him to release the phone to them, but he protested and the boys had to seize his bike
A video circulating on social media has shown the moment pranksters seized a man's bike after he refused to release a phone he picked up from the ground.
The man was driving by when he spotted the phone and had to reverse to get it.
The phone had been dropped on the tarred road as a prank, but the bike man had no idea and got hold of it, after which he dropped it in his pocket without much delay.
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He refuses to release the phone
Drama however started when the boys who dropped the phone emerged from a nearby place and then asked the Okada man to release the phone.
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The man was seen in the video as he vehemently protested against the demand, holding on to the phone.
From what is gleaned from the video, it appears the boys took hold of his bike too and dragged it until he returned the phone to them.
Watch the video below:
Instagram users react
"Until person collect slap from these prank videos."
"Las las unah jam unah match but this bike man sha."
"If twas to be me ehn, once I pick the phone ehn, the way and manner I go take drift 360° com speed off like Usain bolt."
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"Una think say na ever ybody dey understand prank. Your phone don go bros."
"Prank or no prank na thief abeg. Wetin e dey teach him children for house."
"With the fuel he used to reverse you want him to release the phone?"
Beggar makes to leave prank phone dropped on his plate
In a related story, Legit.ng reported that a beggar nearly left with an android phone after it was given to him by pranksters.
The phone was casually dropped on the man's plate as a joke, but he made to leave with it.
It was not until he was approached by one of the boys that the phone was retrieved.