Three suspected robbers have been burnt to death in Uruk Usung in Obot Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.
They were said to be terrorising residents of the area before they were caught and killed by an angry mob.
The deceased believed to be in their late 20s, were arrested after an operation and set ablaze the mob.
The issue of jungle justice seems to be on the rise in Akwa Ibom state following series of killings of criminal suspects by mob.
It was earlier reported that a young man in his early 30s was burnt to death by youths at Urua Ekpa Junction, Uyo, while allegedly trying to escape with a stolen motorcycle.
It was gathered that the unidentified victim was a serial motorcycle thief, terrorising the area.