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Angry mobs set three suspected armed robbers ablaze in Akwa Ibom

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Some aggrieved youths on Tuesday burnt three persons suspected to be armed robbers to death at Uruk Usung village in Obot Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

It was gathered that the suspects have been terrorizing residents of the area.

According to eyewitnesses, the suspects, who were aged between 22 and 30 years, were apprehended by the youths after robbery operations.

The . told our reporter that the mobs, after beating the suspects to a pulp; quickly set them ablaze before help could come.

Meanwhile, when contacted, the Akwa Ibom police spokesma, DSP MacDon Odiko, said he was yet to be briefed by the area Divisional Police Officer on the incident.

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