Two suspected thugs killed, another in critical condition after being set on fire


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In Summary

  • Confirming the incident, Likoni OCPD Jane Munywoki said the gang of three pitched camp in the area early Monday morning with the intention of robbing area residents on their way to work.
  • According to the police boss, one of the trio’s victims raised alarm and alerted the residents who surrounded the suspected thugs, beat them to a pulp before setting them ablaze.

Two people have been killed and another left in critical condition after they were set on fire by a mob in Likoni, Mombasa County, following a botched robbery attempt.

Confirming the incident, Likoni OCPD Jane Munywoki said the gang of three pitched camp in the area early Monday morning with the intention of robbing area residents on their way to work.

According to the police boss, one of the trio’s victims raised alarm and alerted the residents who surrounded the suspected thugs, beat them to a pulp before setting them ablaze.

Ms. Munywoki added that, by the time police officers arrived on scene, two of the suspects had already succumbed to their injuries while the third had fled in critical condition.

Bodies of the deceased were moved to the Mombasa Hospital mortuary.

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