A retired Military officer, Chief identified as W.O.1 Adjona Harry has been reportedly arrested for beating a suspected thief to death.
According to a news item by UTV Ghana, the thief stole his pregnant goat and luck evaded him so he was apprehended.
Instead of sending the suspected thief to the police, the retired military man decided to take issues into his own hands.
He whipped and launched attacks on the thief, stepped on his neck until he died.
After dying, the remains of the suspected thief was deposited at a refuse dump.
The report indicated that some people in the area tipped off the police about what happened.
And when the police launched an investigation into the matter, they came to a realization that the suspected thief was killed by the retired military officer.
Starr FM further reports that the incident is said to have taken place on 1st April 2021 at about 15:00 pm.
The victim was arrested for allegedly stealing a pregnant goat at Ayigbe town a suburb of Nsawam by some unknown persons.
He was dragged to Nana Odiasempa Nii Ade Quaye’s palace at Ayigbe town, apparently, the goat belonged to him.
On arrival, the suspect Ex-military officer W.O 1 Adjona Henry, now a driver of the chief, subjected the victim to severe beatings by whipping him with a rope and also stamped on his chest and neck whilst helplessly lying on the ground.
The victim who was badly injured and near unconscious was released by his assailant.
The deceased managed to walk away to a spot at the railway crossing but was found dead the following morning at a nearby spot.
The acting Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Region Police Command Sergeant Francis Gomado told Starr news that the Nsawam Police have arrested and detained Chief Nana Odiasempa Nii Ade Quaye’ and W.O.1 Adjona Henry to assist the investigation.
Meanwhile, the Police are in possession of the disturbing video footage of the callous beating of the victim to help its investigation and prosecution.
Watch the video below:
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