Suspected phone snatcher publicly flogged after he stole a phone and sold it for Sh 1,500.

A video doing rounds on social media has caused mixed reactions after a suspected phone thief was captured being brutally flogged in public.

The alleged thief is said to have snatched an old Itel phone from a bread seller and sold it for a mere Sh 1,500.

The incident took place on Wednesday morning, July 20.

In the since viral video, citizens took turns in flogging the suspect with wooden canes.

“One of the phone snatcher in swali market Area collecting wotowoto from state vigilante security services.”

“As old as he is snatched an old model Itel smart phone from a bread supplier, had even sold it for 1k 500.. but him collect wetin no good this morning.”