A thief has been beaten to death and set ablaze after by mob in Idjerhe community, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State on Tuesday morning, November 24.
According to reports, the thief who was a part of a 2 man gang crossed the woman and robbed her of her phone and an amount of money with a toy gun.
Upon realizing the gun is fake, the woman raised an alarm which drew the attention of some mobs in the area; though the thieves ran, one was caught, beaten to death and later set ablaze.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirmed the incident.
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