Moment Lynch Mob Burns Alive Paedo Suspect

Story ByAna LacasaSub EditorJoseph GolderAgencyCentral European News 

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This is the moment a lynch mob burns alive a suspected paedophile accused of raping and killing a six-year-old girl.

According to local media, the lynched victim, identified as Alfredo Roblero, was accused of raping and killing a six-year-old girl named Jarid in a small village in the municipality of Cacahoatan in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas.

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The girl was reported as missing on 9th January and her body was found the next day.

Reports said the girl’s aunt tried wanted to take the suspect to the police, but an angry mob of villagers told her that he was not going to leave the community alive.

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Roblero was beaten and tied to a pole before petrol was poured over his body and set alight, according to local media.

Reports said that the police arrived on the scene, but were unable to save the suspects life.

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Three video clips show the moment Roblero is beaten on the ground, tied to a post and later burned alive in a garden.

The authorities in Chiapas said in a statement that citizens are not allowed to take matters into their own hands and vowed to open an investigation into the suspect’s death.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Ana Lacasa

I am a senior writer and journalist and editor of the Spanish desk for the Central European News agency.

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