ARMED ROBBER LYNCHED TO DEATH FOR STEALING GH¢800
Some residents at Makro-Kumasi in the Ashanti Region subjected an armed robber to severe beating and killed him in the process after he stole an amount of GHC 800.
According to reports, the deceased identified as Awuni stole the money from one businesswoman called Dorothy and her daughter at knifepoint at the Makro Presbyterian school.
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Reports say, Awuni threatened to slash the throat of Dorothy’s daughter if she refused to empty her bag.
However, she emptied her bag and gave all the GHC 800 to Awuni and her mobile phone.
An eyewitness recounted that “Dorothy after Awuni gave back her daughter started shouting for help. The civilians started chasing him and arrested him at the Pipe Junction. The grouped caned and lynched him to death”.
The police service is yet to investigate the incident.
Meanwhile, the mortal remains have been preserved at the morgue awaiting autopsy.