Police rescued a suspected thug from irate residents who said that he was among a gang that has been giving them sleepless nights in Mombasa's Kisauni area.
Police say that the suspect was almost killed by the residents before they arrived in time to arrest him. His accomplices were fortunate to get away from the wrath of the irate mob of Toa Tugawe area, in Kisauni Mombasa.
The men who got away with serious injuries are said to be among a group that has been stealing from unsuspecting locals in Kisauni. They had just robbed one man and left with property of unknown value, minutes after breaking into his house.
The victim, Kennedy Chogo had screamed drawing the locals' attention who left their homes in large numbers during the 4am episode, and attacked the robbers.
The residents then caught on one of the burglars beating him seriously, as the rest of the thieves escaped.
The Police are following up on the matter and they have since urged residents to provide with them any information that can lead to the arrest of the other suspects.
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