Three men have been burnt to death by an irate mob on Thursday morning after they stole from a victim, his phone and tried to escape with a Tricycle.
The incident which happened at the popular Upper Iweka in Onitsha, Anambra state, has caused panic among the people in the area.
A source revealed to DAILYPOST that the men had already succeeded in disposing the victim of his belonging and tried escaping with the keke when it developed a fault.
The source said; “The incident happened at Upper Iweka motor park, almost in front of Star Sunny motor park, here in Onitsha.
The men who were operating with a tricycle stopped and dispossessed a man of his phone. As they went back into the tricycle and made to drive off, the tricycle malfunctioned and refused to start.
They became panicky, and in the process, some boys who are loading vehicles in the motor park quickly descended on them, beating them up.