Angry mob burnt to death two suspected handset snatchers in Mararaba, near Abuja recently. One of the suspects allegedly snatched a handset from someone around Abacha Road and took to his heel.
Residents of the area chased him, he ran and mounted a waiting motorcycle and tried to escape, but luck ran out on him as he and they were apprehended at traffic jam spot.
They said the two suspected thieves were burnt to death around 8.00p.m. and their corpses were later evacuated by the police. However, no one was sure if the Okada rider was an accomplice.
A brother to the commercial motorcyclist, who would not want to be named lamented that his younger brother was a victim and maintained that the boy was never involved in any criminal activity.