Suspected thief torched by angry residents at Biego-Nyaramba, Nyamira County.

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A 20 year old man set ablaze by angry residents at Biego-Nyaramba in Borabu Constituency Nyamira County. PHOTO/INTERNET.

A 20 year old man Oira Onyancha has been set ablaze by angry residents at Biego-Nyaramba in Borabu Constituency Nyamira County.

The deceased suspect who named other three suspects before he was torched is said to be a member of cattle rustling gang that has been giving residents sleepless nights.

Onyancha was spotted at Nyaramba where the angry mob set him ablaze using a car tyre and petrol.

Confirming the incident, the area chief Beatrice Musa said residents have been reporting complaining over the issue. She urged  residents not to take the law on their hands instead they should follow proper channels.

“The residents have  been giving complains saying there is a gang of thieves that has been troubling them over cattle rustling.Today, the public got hold of one suspect, they beat him and finally torched him. We urge  the public to follow the right procedures when such things happen instead of taking the law on their hands which is not good,” said Musa.

The body of the deceased was taken to  Nyamira level 5 hospital by police as investigations begin.

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