An angry mob burned at the stake two alleged armed robbers close to St. Michael’s Catholic Church, DSC, Delta State’s Udu Local Government Area.
YAWANEWS reports that the incident occurred on Sunday morning, November 10 during church service.
The deceased suspects had come into the area fully armed with a motorcycle and robbed an unidentified lady on her way to church,
The lady was allegedly dispossessed of her mobile phone and other personal effects including an unspecified amount of money.
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Luck, however, ran out on the suspects when an unidentified man raised alarm as he was about to be robbed with an empty gun.
The alarm was said to have attracted a mob, who chased down the criminals, apprehended and beat them to death, before the arrival of Policemen from Ovwian/Aladja Division.
Police Commissioner of the Delta State, CP Adeyinka Adeleke, who revealed the scandal with our correspondent in a telephone conversation, said the suspects were burned at the stake and not set aside as alleged.