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.
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.
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.