Mob Drags Kenyan Man From Hospital Bed, Lynches Him For Allegedly Stealing Motorcycles

A Kenyan man has allegedly been lynched for allegedly stealing motorcyles.

According to local reports, the mob had on Saturday stormed the Kimbimbi Sub-county hospital in Kirinyaga area of the East African country, dragged the man from his hospital bed, killed and set his remains on fire.

Kirinyaga East DCIO, Millicent Ochuka said the deceased was “suspected to be behind the theft of five motorcycles”.

He was undergoing treatment at the hospital after he sustained serious injuries from a mob beating on Thursday night for the alleged theft.

“What we have gathered is that he was beaten then compelled to confess to bodaboda riders on where he hid the stolen bikes,” said the area DCIO.

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“He was later freed and taken to hospital for treatment.”

The riders regrouped the following day (Friday) after failing to find the bikes from the hideout they had been directed to and returned to the hospital to abduct the suspect.

Ochuka believes the assailants overpowered the hospital’s security guards and carried off the patient out for lynching.

She however said the hospital has not reported to police on the patient’s abduction.

“We will seek information from the hospital to establish if indeed he (suspect) was forcefully taken from the facility so we can get his identity,” said the DCIO.


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