Mob on Tuesday morning set ablaze two suspected armed robbers along Okumagba Avenue, by Emebiren junction in Warri, Delta State.
It was gathered that the robbers were chased to a point where they were caught and beaten to stupor before they were set ablaze.
The suspected robbers were said to had stormed the area about 5:30 am in a commercial tricycle to operate, but were stopped by the mob.
The Divisional Police Officer, “B” Division in Warri, CSP Benjamin Igometi, confirming the incident said he received the distress calls from the neighbourhood in the early hours of Tuesday to inform him that some robbers were operating.
”They just called me just now that some robbers came to attack in that area, and they caught them, and they were lynched. That’s what I heard.” he said.