Mob Sets Suspected Thief Ablaze For Snatching Phone With Toy Gun In Delta (Graphic Photos)

Mob Sets Suspected Thief Ablaze For Snatching Phone With Toy Gun In Delta (Graphic Photos)

Horror as mob sets alleged thief on fire for stealing phone with toy gun in Delta


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An enraged mob attacked and burned a suspected armed robber in the community of Idjerhe, Ethiope West local government area in Delta state on Tuesday morning, November 24.

It was learned that the suspect, who was part of a two-man gang, accosted a woman with a toy gun and took her mobile phone and an undisclosed sum of money.

When the victim discovered that it was a toy gun, he raised the alarm and the suspected thieves fled.

The alarm attracted the attention of a mob in the area, who hunted down the suspects. They caught one of them, beat him to death before setting his body on fire.

The spokesman for the State Police Command, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirmed the incident.

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