Man Killed by irate mob over alleged shop looting in Likoni


Mombasa,KENYA:A man has been killed by mob after he was caught stealing goods in one of the shops in  the st maria neighborhood in  Likoni sub-county,Mombasa.

According to eyewitnesses,the man who was in a company of other five suspects had broken into  a mini supermarket belonging to  a man identified as Washington Kudur.

The man in his 30’s was beaten to death and his throat slit by irate mob. However his accomplices escaped the 10 am incident Sunday incident.

Eye witnesses who spoke to Baraka FM said the suspects had already stolen three mobile phones,cylinder gases and other goods worth 50,000.

Police  say they recovered the stolen goods just a few meters from the broken shop,knives and other crude weapons  which were believed to be  from the suspects.

The body of the deceased was taken to the Coast general mortuary.