A suspected robber was set ablaze by an angry mob in Aba after he attempted to rape a married woman, Vanguard reports.
It was gathered that the deceased, who was said to be a member of a robbery gang of about 12 which has been terrorizing residents of 7-Up area of Ogbor Hill.
According to the report, the later robber was attempting to rape a married woman but was resisted by her husband, who raised an alarm, which attracted other villagers.
The said alarm caused the other members of the gang to flee, leaving the unlucky robber to his fate.
Confirming the incident, the Abia State Police Public Relations Officer, Ezekiel Onyeke said the robber had already been set ablaze before men from the Ohuru Isimiri Division could get to the scene.