Suspected thug caught red handed stealing in Umoja
A suspected thug was on Monday night beaten by a mob after he was caught red handed trying to steal a TV set from a house in Umoja 2 Estate.
The suspected thug was caught in the act by the owner of the house who later alerted neighbours at around 8pm.
“I was asleep when I heard movements in my house. I then leaped and checked only to find a man trying to remove my TV cable,” said the victim.
“I then checked if he had weapons before I jumped on the door and locked the door, then I alerted neighbours who came and acted om him,” he stated.
He was however recued from the mob that wanted lynch him by police officers who were on patrol in the area.
The residents of the area claim that there have been rampant cases of house break-ins in Umoja 2 especially at night.
The suspect is currently being held at the Umoja 2 police station awaiting arraignment in court.