A 25-year old Man has narrowly escaped death after stealing 3 fowls at Asuofua in the Atwima Nwabiagya District of the Ashanti Region.
The incident which happened Sunday January 14, 2018 attracted residents of the area to the scene when the suspect attempted to steal the chickens from a neighbouring house.
Former Assembly Man for Asuofua Electoral area Osei Kwaku Michael who confirmed the incident to Abusua FM’s Osei Kwadwo said the man was saved by a chief in the town who is also Otumfuo Twafo Gyasehene Nana Boakye Agyemang when the angry residents attempted to lynch him for stealing 3 chickens.
According to Osei Kwaku Michael, the suspect after interrogation by the Chief said he went there for feathers of the chicken but later accepted that he went to the house to steal the chicken.
Former Assembly Man for Asuofua Electoral area speaking further said if not the intervention of the chief, the angry mob would have lynched the man.
He added that the suspect had been handed over to the Asuofua Divisional Police Command for further investigation.
Osei Kwaku Michael revealed that he would have stabbed the suspect to death if he knew he would the Chief was going to hand him over to the police.