A mob have killed an unidentified man for allegedly stealing a Honda CRV Sports Utility Vehicle, with registration number KJA-224-BJ, in Umudike village in the Nnewi South Local Government of Anambra state.
The mob consisting of over 100 people reportedly descended on the deceased after the owner on the vehicle, one Ifeanyi Obijiaku, raised an alarm. The incident, according to The Nation, happened on Thursday.
Confirming the incident on Friday to reporters in Awka, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, said the corpse had been deposited at the mortuary. He said that the identity of the deceased was yet to be ascertained.
He added that investigation into the incident was ongoing.