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A Chief in Nsawam and his driver have been arrested by the Nsawam Police for beaten a suspected goat thief to death in the town.

The two were arrested following reports that that at about 3:00pm, one popular guy, Abombi deceased was arrested with a suspected stolen pregnant goat at Ayigbe Town, a suburb of Nsawam, by some unidentified persons.

He was sent to Nana Odiasempa Nii Ade Quaye’s palace at Ayigbe Town.

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The chief happens to be the owner of the goat.

Police say information gathered indicated that on arrival, one WO I Adjona Henry, aged 50 years, who is the chief’s driver, subjected the deceased to severe beatings by whipping him with a rope and also stepped on his chest and neck.

The deceased became weak and was released to leave the palace.

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He managed to walk away to a spot at a railway crossing but was found dead the next morning at that same spot.

The chief and his driver have been arrested and detained in police cells to assist in investigation.

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