Jungle Justice Suspected robber set ablaze in Delta

An armed robbery suspect who was caught while operating in an area in Delta State was set ablaze by the angry crowd.

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It was the end of the road for a suspected armed robber as he was set ablaze by an angry mob in the Emede community of Isoko-South Local Government Area of Delta State, Delta Wire reports.

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According to eyewitnesses, the suspect and four other members of his gang had invaded the home of a notable politician along the Ughelli Expressway but while they were operating, a neighbour of the politician raised an alarm which brought members of the community.

The crowd were said to have mobilized against the robbers and attacked them and while three of them managed to escape, the unlucky one was nabbed, beaten to a pulp and set on fire by the mob.

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The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Celestina Kalu, confirmed the incident.

“At about 12.30pm, armed bandits blocked a bush path along the Emede community, terrorising marketers.

A vigilance group and some of the villagers were able to apprehend one of them and set him ablaze. The mob has since dispersed. No arrest has been made and the case is under investigation.”

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