Thursday, August 5, 2021

Karaga: Robber lynched after attack on mobile money vendor

Some residents of Karaga lynched a suspected armed robber to death on Thursday evening after a mobile money vendor was robbed at gunpoint.

According to police, five men motorbikes attacked the vendor and robbed him of an unspecified amount of money.

One of the robbers was unable to escape and was beaten and burned alive in a drain by a mob.

As police hunt for the robbers, the Gushegu Police Command is also looking for persons involved in the lynching.

Speaking to Citi News, the Gushegu Police Commander, ASP Thomas Tolasi says the police will soon begin investigations into the mob attack and eventually arrest the perpetrators.

“We are yet to get the perpetrators; those who were actually involved in killing the suspect. The mob was more than 200,” he said.

—citinewsroom

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