Irate Youth have beaten two suspected thieves to death at Malamarwar Taura Village, in Taura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
Police spokesman DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam confirmed the incident to DAILY POST.
According to him, two unknown suspected thieves were beaten with sticks and cutlasses to death by an irate mob over the alleged stealing of domestic animals.
“That on 30/07/2022 at about 0800hrs, information at our disposal revealed that, at the same date at about 0530hrs, two (2) unknown suspected thieves were beaten with sticks and cutlasses to death by an irate mob for suspecting to steal domestic animals”.
He said after police received the report, a team of Policemen were mobilized to the scene of the crime, and the corpses were taken to General Hospital Ringim and certified dead by a Medical Doctor.
The state Commissioner of Police, however, warned people of the state against taking laws into their hands by killing suspects arrested for alleged crimes in such a dehumanizing and unlawful manner.
He said sixteen persons were arrested in connection to the crime and handed over to state CID for investigation.