Obuasi: Suspected robber lynched

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A suspected robber has been lynched at New Estate, a surburb of Obuasi Municipality of the Ashanti Region.

The suspect, who is believed to be in his 30s suffered the mob attack after allegedly robbing someone.

Assembly member of the area, Derrick Arthur, told Angel News that he heard this terrible incident around 4:30am Monday morning.

He said he realised that the yet-to-be identified man had been lynched by a mob who alleged he was a thief..

Nana Kamkam Boadu, Odikro of the New Estate area accused the deceased of being part of a group of unscrupulous guys who rob unsuspecting passersby of their belongings on the Railway line in the area.

He lamented that there had been an upsurge in the number of robbery cases lately hence he is not surprised the residents decided to take an action against a suspeted robber.

Chief Inspector Amon Kotei, station officer at Obuasi Police Station appealed to residents to stop lynching suspected robbers.

The body has been deposited at the Obuasi Government Hospital Morgue while investigations continue.

Source: Ghana | Angelfmonlinegh.com | Chukwu Joseph

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