Notorious Phone Snatcher Stripped Naked And Lynched At Wassa Akropong In Amenfi East

Notorious Phone Snatcher Stripped Naked And Lynched At Wassa Akropong In Amenfi East

  • A suspected phone thief was lynched at Wassa Akropong in the Amenfi East municipality
  • The suspect was considered a notorious thief and stripped and stoned to death by some community members
  • The Ghana Police Service in Wassa Akropong has begun investigating the incident of mob justice

A suspected phone thief was lynched in Wassa Akropong, located in the Amenfi East municipality of the Western Region.

The suspect, known as Atta, was stripped naked when caught and stoned to death.

Phone thief lynched
Police have not made any arrests following the incident. Source: Getty Images
Source: Getty Images

The suspect is known as a notorious thief in the area and is considered a significant threat to the community.

The lifeless body of Atta has been transported to the Wasa Akropong Government Hospital morgue, where it is awaiting autopsy.

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The local police have initiated investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

No arrests have been made since the lynching occurred.

There have been instances where mob justice has not resulted in violence.

In the same region, two persons accused of stealing three goats from a chop bar had their heads shaved with machetes after being caught.

The two suspects were being targeted by a youth group at Sawdadiem in the Jomoro Municipality of the Western Region.

They were also accused of committing other crimes in the community, such as sexual assault.

Mother of 2 at Amasaman killed by ex-husband separately reported that a woman was killed by her ex-husband at her workplace in Amasaman on Thursday, December 28, 2023.

The victim, a mother of two, had been legally separated from her ex-husband following domestic abuse.

Personnel from the Ghana Police Service came to the scene after the husband shot himself after killing his ex-wife.

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Man jailed for violent robbery

Meanwhile, reported that a 19-year-old man was jailed 17 years after stabbing a woman and robbing her of GH¢976 in August 2023.

The convict pleaded for mercy when he was given a 17-year jail term for the attack, which took place at Sakumono.

The convict said he did not know what came over him when he attacked and robbed the woman.

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Delali Adogla-Bessa (Current Affairs Editor) Delali Adogla-Bessa is a Current Affairs Editor with Delali previously worked as a freelance journalist in Ghana and has over seven years of experience in media, primarily with Citi FM, Equal Times, Ubuntu Times. Delali also volunteers with the Ghana Institute of Language Literacy and Bible Translation, where he documents efforts to preserve local languages. He graduated from the University of Ghana in 2014 with a BA in Information Studies. Email:

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