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Men lynched, burnt to death

15 August 2013, 10:06

Nairobi - A mob lynched and burnt three men to death on Tuesday night in a tragic case of mistaken identity.

The chief accountant in the Department of Defence, Elkana Syong’o, was on his way home with his driver and farm hand when a mob accosted him at his farm in Migori, and accused him of being a cattle rustler, Daily Nation reports. The incident escalated and eventually led to violence which cost the three men their lives.

Confirming the incident, Defence spokesman, Bogita Ongeri, said that they are shocked at the manner of the deaths, and that they are leaving it to the police to establish what happened.

- For more visit Daily Nation

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