Angry Ogbete Market Mob Set Two Boys Ablaze For Alleged Stealing in Enugu

Ogbete man market

The entire Ogbete main market in Enugu state was thrown into
pandemonium on Friday as an angry market mob set two young boys ablaze
for alleged stealing in the market.

According to AfricanExaminer,
eyewitnesses said the two boys were allegedly “burnt in the early hours
of Friday at rail line holy ghost axis, Enugu by an angry mob for
breaking into people’s shops.
Following the setting of the two boys
ablaze, the entire market was thrown into serious crisis, as friends of
the victims declared war on managers of the market for given the order.
The situation
would have turned bloody, if not for the quick intervention of police operatives from the state central police station.

Confirming the ugly incident, the state police public Relations officer, PPRO, Ebere Amarizu, said:

“The attention of police operatives of
the central police station of the Enugu state command were drawn to the
incident. And on their quick arrival to the scene, they met the victims
severely burnt and unconscious, but however, rushed them to a nearby
hospital for medical attention. 

The command is urging the people to be law
abiding and avoid taking laws into their hands as well as jungle
justice, just as it has commenced full scale investigation into the

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