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A/R: 2 arrested for lynching 5 ‘robbers’

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ASP Godwin Ahianyo, PRO, Ashanti regional police command

Two people have been arrested in connection with the lynching of five suspected armed robbers by residents at Anyinawusu in the Atwima Mponua District of the Ashanti Region.

The Public Relations Officer of the Ashanti Regional Police Command, ASP Godwin Ahianyo, told Class News’ regional correspondent Elisha Adarkwah that they are on a manhunt for the rest of the suspects.

Mr Ahianyo said the arrested suspects will be arraigned soon.

The five suspected armed robbers were killed by the townsfolk on Thursday, 16 December 2021, for their alleged involvement in an armed robbery incident in the area.

Mr Ahianyo said security has been tightened in the area, as the five victims will be buried today, 23 December 2021.

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