Mob set burglar ablaze in Delta

A suspected burglar was burnt to death by angry youths in the Ovwian Grammar School area of Ovwian in the Udu Local Government Area of Delta State on Monday.

A sourc said, “The young man was caught in the act and he was initially beaten to a pulp by youths, including his past victims.

“The man had been the brain behind a series of burglaries of stores in the area; so, it was that anger that the people vented on him.

“While he was being beaten, words got to his aged father, who was said to have disowned him, and the old man affirmed that he was a snare to him and his family.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Bright Edafe, said; “I heard about it but I don’t have the details yet. I will call the DPO in charge of the area; I can’t confirmed it now,”

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