It was indeed a show of shame as a middle-aged woman was lynched by angry mob after being accused of alleged witchcraft in Mbiri Kingdom in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State.
The ugly incident which occurred last weekend attracted the attention of many, including users of social media with some of them frowning at the act of the mob.
A source in the community while speaking with newsmen condemned the act of the mob attackers, saying that the attack and beating of the woman, whose name was given as Chukwuwezu to death was instigated by one Mr. Chukwuekwu.
The source disclosed that while the mob were beating the woman on their way to the Palace, the Police Constabulary tried to stop them to avoid killing the woman in the palace since the Obi was not at home.
According to the source, Mr. Chukwuekwu who is already in Police net after he attacked a Police Constabulary with a blow on his eye, had caused many havocs in Mbiri and its environs.
The eyewitness revealed that since there was no physical proof to nail the accused woman, the actions of the mob was totally unacceptable, barbaric, uncalled for, noting that those mob attackers took laws into their hands.
The eyewitness further affirmed that there are ways and laid down procedures to ascertain if one is a witch/wizard.
At the time of filing this report, the body of the late woman which was at the market square, has been removed and deposited in the mortuary, while investigation continues.