A middle aged man in Marimanti has narrowly escaped lynch from angry mob after he was busted being in posession of stolen chicked and clothings.
The man identified as Mbika and a notorious thief was clobbered by Marimanti town traders and given a through beating before officers from Marimanti police station arrived at the scene and rescued the man from the hands of traders and locals who were baying for his blood.
According to locals who who talked to News Flash 254,Mbika who hails from Mwarange in Nthangathini has been notorious when it comes to house hold items theft but once arrested police have always ended up releasing him without any explanation.
“Mbika has been stealing house hold items and livestock from our houses where last week he had stolen a goat and some chicken from one of our villagers,and upon interception he threatened stabbing the owner of the animals with a knife,” said a local.
The villagers who had persuaded the suspect to the town have threatened to lynch him if he does not stop stealing from them since they feel he may turn to be a security threat in the villages.