A 22-year-old Kenyatta University student met his demise on Saturday morning after he was found locked in a car he was trying to steal.
Vincent Akinga a K.U student at embu campus, met his unfortunate demise when he was caught try to steal a Mazda belonging to the Principal Sergant at Arms at Embu County assembly.
The Mazda with registration No: KAQ 561W belonged to one Silas Ngari Mwaniki who is the Principal Sergeant at Arms at the Embu County Assembly. The car had been parked in Kiambuthi estate in Embu.
Vincent was tempering with the vehicle’s ignition after unlocking its door when Mr. Mwaniki’s anti-theft alarm went on. The Embu Principal Sergeant peeped from the window where he was only to see a man in his Mazda, he immediately locked the doors with his car fob and sounded the alarm.
The angry residents responded quickly and corned Vincent Akinga who still locked in the car; and when the doors opened, the mob descended on the KU student beating him everything they could get hold of.
The angry mob attacked Akinga with wood, metal rods while others hacked him with machetes until he lost his breathe.
The body of the deceased was taken to the Embu Level Five Hospital mortuary while the vehicle’s owner recorded a statement at the Embu Police Station.