A 20-year-old man, recognized as Michael Eduah, narrowly escaped lynching after residents foiled his theft try.
He’s stated to have slashed two individuals throughout the theft at Nankesido, a suburb of Saltpond within the Mfantseman Municipality of the Central Area.
A witness instructed Adom Information’ Seth Kofi Adjei that the suspect raided a house whereas the proprietor was asleep and made away along with his laptop computer he dragged by way of the window.
He’s stated to have deposited the stolen objects at residence and returned to the identical home to procced with one other theft.
He managed to steal a cell phone and money, however luck eluded him when the proprietor noticed his actions.
Regardless of threatening the second sufferer with a knife, he put up a battle with the suspect and acquired injured within the course of.
His wrestle paid off as a neighbour heard his scream and rushed to his rescue. He was additionally slashed within the course of.
The neighbour is claimed to have sprang out, all bloody, whereas screaming for assist.
Residents shortly gathered contained in the premise, overpowered the thief and tried to lynch him.
He was later dragged to the chief’s palace the place the Saltpond District Police have been subsequently referred to as in.
The 2 victims are presently receiving therapy at Saltpond Authorities Hospital for his or her deep wounds.