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Two POS robbers brutalized and set ablaze by angry mobs in Enugu state.

Two men have been set ablaze by Angry mob for allegedly  attempting to rob point of sale (POS) operator in Enugu state.

This incident occurred at independence Layout along  the busy independence Avenue , also known as BIssala road on Wednesday after noon,  November 2022.

Information gathered was that the the two robbers attempted to rob their alleged victim in that area nut was apprehended by the residents .

The POS operator raised an alarm on attempt of robbery but the

robbers pulled out their gun demanding for his money. The alarm

however attracted the attention of the residents and they  chased and caught those robbers.

It was that before those thieves were set ablaze, they were stripped ,bruised and ridiculed  by the mobs.

It was further gathered that the angry mob did not allow the

police to take them to their station as they overpowered them.

A viral video showed one of the suspects being interrogated by the mob.

Another video showed the robbers being burnt while a small

crowd gathered to witness the h0rror scene.

The country director of Global Society for Anti-Corruption, G-SAC,

Mrs. Amaka Nweke condemned the jungle Justice.

Nweke however condemned the attacks on POS operators but said people should not take laws into their hands but hand over such matters to the law enforcement agencies.

“I condemn what the robbers do to the POS operators but at the same time I condemn mob action.  They should have handed them over to the police instead of taking laws into their hands,” she said.

However, resident who would not want his name in print said the robbers deserved what they got.

“I like the way they were set ablaze alive so that it will serve as A deterrent to others.  If you have been a victim of these bad boys, you will even want a worse thing to happen to them.  I have no pity for them.  Let them burn in h3ll for all I care.”