Suspected thieves lynched by mob in Nyeri
SEE ALSO :EACC arrests Five Nyeri County officersIn their pleas for mercy that fell on deaf ears, the suspects gave the names of their accomplices. “It appears that there is a person from this area who is bringing people from outside to come and rob the people within this area," Nyeri County Administration Police Commander Njue Njagi said. "We have been given the names of the one who escaped and we will make sure that he is arrested," he added But although a crime, the residents said they had been exasperated by the rising cases of insecurity and had been driven to take matters into their own hands. “There is a big problem with insecurity in this area. We are happy because we are seeing that something is happening. This means that residents are finally realising that they are responsible for their own security," a resident identified as Maina said.
SEE ALSO : Woman raped, murdered in GilgilBut Njue told residents not to take any drastic steps, insisting that the police were working to maintain security in the area. "The public should not act as the law. The suspect is supposed to be taken to court and when you kill them we will not get information from them," he said. The bodies were taken to Nyeri PGH Mortuary