Suspected Car Thief Caught, Beaten By Angry Mob
A suspected thug on Sunday escaped the wrath of an angry mob in Embakasi’s Tassia area after he was caught with car keys that the allegedly stole.
The suspect only known as Moses was accosted by angry wananchi at Tassia opposite Avenue Park 1 estate after he was found with three car keys.
Security guards keeping watch at the estate sounded an alarm claiming that the man is a thief and was trying to steal a car in the area.
This led to a battery of beatings from locals who had gathered following an alarm from the guards.
“This guy is a thief, ” one of the local guards exclaimed.
A section of wananchi were also tried to put a tyre around his waist in a bid to lynch him.
He was however saved by the police who took him to Petrol Base Police Post.