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June 18, 2024

Mob lynches man after stabbing, killing POS operator in Taraba

Mob lynches man after stabbing, killing POS operator in Taraba

By Femi Bolaji

A mob in the Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State has set a man ablaze for stabbing a female Point of Sale (POS) operator to death.

The POS operator, an 18-year-old young lady, was said to be preparing to write her NECO exams before the unfortunate incident.

Vanguard learned that the incident happened on Monday around the Wukari Yam market.

Residents of the area, angered by the man’s actions, pursued and apprehended him before setting him ablaze.

The Chairman of Wukari LGA, Ismaila Dauda, confirmed the incident to newsmen.

According to him, “It is true one young man stabbed a POS operator to death on Monday, June 17.

“He was pursued, caught, and lynched by a mob.

“It’s a sad and unfortunate incident because the POS operator, who was an 18-year-old girl, was preparing to write her NECO exams before her untimely death.”

The spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Gambo Kwache, also confirmed the incident.

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