Mob lynches 19-year-old suspected thug in Likoni

A 52-year-old man died at a lodging in Migori./COURTESY

Residents of Likoni over the weekend attacked and killed a 19-year-old suspected criminal.

According to police reports, the incident was reported by the father to the deceased at around 9:50 pm.

“The suspect, Abdul Abdullahi Ramadhan was attacked by a mob in Makao Mema estate, Likoni, for reasons yet to be established and suffered serious multiple injuries.” Reads a police statement seen by Baraka FM.

He was rushed to the Coast General hospital where he succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment.

Police say the deceased was a known criminal who has been in the police radar for some time for allegedly terrorizing innocent members of the public within Likoni and its environs.