Three robbers were burned to death on Friday at Ofuoma Community, near Afiesere in Ughelli, Delta State, following the lynching of two suspected robbers in Afiesere community on Wednesday morning.
They were lynched near Isiokolo road, according to Focus Naija, after they were allegedly found trying to loot a shop.
According to various accounts, an indigene of the neighborhood who is believed to be the gang leader admitted that his mother usually prepares charms for them before they go on any operation.
They were accused of stealing millions of naira worth of DJ equipment, prompting a communal manhunt.
In pidgin, a source wrote;
“They’ve been stealing for a while, but nah, they caught them today.” They initially thief one dj with full instruments, so today nah one boutique for the junction them wan go steal nah them catch them. If they want to rob, the ofuoma boy says no, his mama will do jazz for them. So two girls got Belle for am because of the ofuoma boy.”
Our correspondent informed the image maker of the Delta State Police Command of the development as of the time of making this report.