In a shocking incident on Tuesday in Kitui Town, the local Boda Boda community took matters into their own hands when they apprehended a thief who had stolen a motorbike in Kunda Kindu.
The confrontation escalated to a tragic end as the enraged riders killed the thief on the spot.The identity of the slain thief remains unknown as of the latest report before the press went to print with TCD Digital.
The Boda Boda riders, visibly irate and angry, confronted the thief who had attempted to make a getaway with the stolen motorbike.
Eyewitnesses report a swift and intense altercation, resulting in the tragic demise of the thief. Following the confrontation, authorities were alerted, and the body was swiftly transported to the mortuary at Kitui Referral Mortuary.
As the community grapples with the aftermath, questions regarding the justice system and the role of the public in dealing with crime come to the forefront.
Authorities are expected to launch an inquiry to ascertain the events leading to the fatal confrontation and address the broader implications for community safety.