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5 Burnt To Death At Old Nkpor Road For Attempting To Snatch Tricycle In Onitsha

Trending Video of mob action against suspected thieves who allegedly tried to snatch a tricycle have met condemnation and mixed reaction from residents of Onitsha.

Report says Five men were burnt to death after they allegedly attempted to snatch a tricycle from operator of his tricycle in Onitsha, Anambra State.

The incident occurred at old Nkpor road, close to the headquarters of People’s Club, in the commercial city of Onitsha on Saturday, March 25, 2023.An eyewitness said that the suspects allegedly tried to steal a tricycle from the owner in broad daylight when they ran out of luck and were caught.

“Mob who gathered after the men were rounded up, refused the advice of some people to call in the police. They first started by striping the men naked and beating them up, and eventually, some people brought old tyres and fuel, and they were set ablaze. It was a very bad sight today, and everyone watched and supervised, while the men burnt to death,” he said.

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Emenike Obinna shared a graphic video from the scene with the caption;

“Five suspected armed robbers were reportedly burnt to death, weekend, by angry mob at people’s club Nkpor old road Onitsha.
#say no to stealing.
#say no to jungle justice.”

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