Angry youths set three suspected POS robbers ablaze in Imo
Angry mob reportedly set three suspected POS robbers ablaze before Afor-Ukwu market in Isiekenesi, Ideato South Local Government Area of Imo State.
It was gathered that the incident happened on Thursday when the suspects reportedly robbed a POS operator and ran away with the POS machine.
The robbery victims immediately raised the alarm which attracted the attention of residents and angry youths who lynched the three suspects.
According to DAILY POST, the suspects attempted to escape after some youths gave them a chase from the scene of the incident at Isiekenesi and caught them at Mgbee.
The three suspected POS robbers were taken back to Affor-Ukwu market after they’ve beaten black and blue.
The angry mob used three used tyres, sprinkled petrol on them, put them on the suspects in the middle of the road, and set them ablaze.
When contacted, the spokesperson of the Imo police command, ASP Mike Abatam said, “I can’t confirm that particular report now but will appreciate it if you can wait; just exercise some patience because I’m working on another release as I speak with you now.”
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