By Patrick Obia
A man (name not known) was set ablaze and burnt to death for allegedly stealing the sum of four thousand naira in Calabar, Cross River State capital.
The incident took place in the early hours of Saturday, 13th July 2019, at Ikot Effanga by Army junction Calabar, where the victim was said to have been caught up by some persons in the neighborhood for the act; beaten and set ablaze which burnt to ashes.
It was gathered that he his a member of a dreaded gang that is known for robbing and rapping female victims. His crew our newsroom learnt call themselves “Prince of Ikot Effanga”.
As at the time of filing this report, the Police Public Relations Officer, Irene Ugbo was yet to be contacted for comment.
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