Calls from Malawi Police Service (MPS), asking citizens in the country not to take laws on their own hands seems to fall on the deaf ear as residence continues to take the law into their own hands.
Angry mob in Lilongwe on Monday evening beat a Young man to death for allegedly stealing a mobile phone from a Woman in Chilinde.
The incident happened near Chilinde Catholic Parish.
Effort by the police to rescue the suspected thief proved futile as the police arrived at the scene very late.
Cases of mob justice has been on rise in the country of late due to what citizen call lapse in security as thieves could steal and left scot free.