Three thugs attacked by angry mob in Sabatia

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The police boss said thugs have taken advantage of the rain season to launch attacks

Three thugs were attacked and killed by a mob at Chamakanga Village in Sabatia Sub County Vihiga County on Wednesday night.

Confirming the incident the area police boss Charles Muthui said the gang armed with crude weapons forced their way in one of the homesteads in the area before an alarm was raised and they were attacked by a mob killing two on the spot and the other succumbed to injuries while being taken to Vihiga County Referral Hospital in Mbale.

The police boss noted that criminal elements in the area have taken advantage of the heavy rains that pound at knight to engage in criminal activities.

He has urged locals to work closely with security agencies to root out criminals in the area, this comes a week after a gang attacked and robbed shops around Mudete market escaping with items of unknown value.