Three suspects set on fire after a botched robbery attempt in Likoni

One of the victims they had robbed raised an alarm and the residents who surrounded them.

Police car. Two suspected thugs set ablaze in Likoni, Mombasa County. [Photo/File]

In Brief

-By the time police officers arrived at the scene two of the suspected thugs had already succumbed and the third one was rushed to the hospital.

Likoni residents in Mombasa County on Monday morning set ablaze three robbery suspects, killing two and leaving one in critical condition.

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Speaking to the media, Likoni OCPD Jane Munywoki said the gang of three had pitched camp in the area ready to pounce on locals on their way to work.

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Munywoki said the gang met their sad end when one of the victims they had robbed raised an alarm and the residents surrounded them, beat them up before setting them on fire.

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By the time police officers arrived at the scene two of the suspected thugs had already succumbed and the third one was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

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