Five Men Reportedly Burnt To Death For Trying To Steal Tricycle In Onitsha

Five men were reportedly burnt to death after they attempted to steal a tricycle from its owner in Onitsha, Anambra State.

The incident was said to have occurred at old Nkpor road, close to the headquarters of People’s Club, in the commercial city of Onitsha on Saturday, March 25, 2023.

According to an eyewitness who spoke to DailyPost, the suspects allegedly tried to steal a tricycle from the owner in broad daylight when they ran out of luck and were caught.

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“Mob who gathered after the men were rounded up, refused the advice of some people to call in the police. They first started by striping the men naked and beating them up, and eventually, some people brought old tyres and fuel, and they were set ablaze. It was a very bad sight today, and everyone watched and supervised, while the men burnt to death,” he said.

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