Angry mob has burnt alive a suspected notorious robber in Korinya town of Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State.
According to eyewitnesses, the suspect identified simply as “Natho” had been terrorizing his rural town for a very long time and he met his waterloo on Monday January 6th, after snatching money from a popular business man in the community.
It was learnt that the alleged thief and his alleged gang members forcefully made away with valuables belonging to the business man, and that was reportedly about the 4th time the thieves are dispossessing the same victim of his valuables.
It was gathered that when the residents of the area heard about the incident, they were very displeased and decided to mount road blocks on the 2 exits of the community in order to nabbed the culprits.
Eyewitnesses revealed that the police, however, swiftly swooped on the notorious suspect, arrested him and took him into custody.
It was further gathered that the angry mob were said to have mobilized to the police post in the area and forcefully retrieved the suspected thief who they thereafter set ablaze.
Catherine Anene, the Police Public Relation Officer of Benue state Command, confirmed the incident, stating that the mob took away the suspect who was earlier arrested by the police.
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