Anambra CP Echeng Cautions Residents Against Jungle Justice Mob Sets Fleeing Phone Thieves Ablaze After Tricycle Fails To Start In Onitsha

Written by on March 4, 2022


An angry mob on Thursday morning set three suspected phone thieves ablaze in Upper Iweka, Onitsha.

The incident happened after they were apprehended for allegedly stealing phones.

A source said the men who were operating with a tricycle dispossessed a victim of his phone but were unfortunately caught.

The source said: “The incident happened at Upper Iweka motor park, almost in front of Star Sunny motor park, here in Onitsha.

“The men who were operating with a tricycle stopped and dispossessed a man of his phone. As they went back into the tricycle and made to drive off, the tricycle malfunctioned and refused to start.

“They became panicky, and in the process, some boys who are loading vehicles in motor park quickly descended on them, beat them up. Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Echeng Echeng who frowned at such act, said they should endeavor to take such suspects to the nearest Police Station whenever they are apprehended, noting that it would afford the Police the opportunity to conduct appropriate investigation into the nefarious activities of the suspects and bring them to justice in accordance with extant laws.


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