Business came to a standstill at Zomba City Central market after vendors attempted to undress a woman suspected of stealing Mk90,000 from business lady.
It is said that after robbing the victim cash, the woman sneaked out of the market and deposited the cash through a mobile money service agent.
Some vendors saw her and apprehended outside the market complex.
In no time the vendors started undressing her while others were seen beating her up.
Law enforcers rushed to the scene and rescued the woman from angry mob.