An unidentified man is battling for his life after he was beaten by residents in Kamwala residential area on suspicion that he is a thief.
Nyambe Nasilele who works near the Bombay drainage in Misisi compound has told Komboni radio news that he saw some people carrying a man on a wheelbarrow looking lifeless in the early hours of this morning.
Another witness found at the scene only identified as Mulenga says according to people who dumped the suspect near the Bombay drainage in Misisi compound disclosed that the said man in the company of other unknown people attacked a woman of Kamwala residential area who later called for help.
It was at this point that a mob descended on him while his friends managed to escape.
The suspect was later picked up by a well-wisher who rushed him to a medical facility for treatment.
Residents in most communities have resorted to mob justice when dealing with suspended thieves amid claims that the police have been reluctant to handle theft cases.

Posted in Local News.

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