A middle aged man whose identity is yet to known has been killed at Santasi Zongo in the Ashanti Region.

The unfortunate incident occurred at Thursday dawn.

The deceased was tied and dumped in a gutter after been murdered by unknown assailant. Residents suspect that he was attacked by robbers.

The residents who were at the scene this morning speaking to Abusua FM’s Osei Kwadwo said robbers and criminals have recently been tormenting their lifes.

“Some places at Santasi have been declared as no go area because of armed robbers. When you are going to work around 5am they will attack you, when you close from work late you’re attacked. They normally come with weapons, when they demand something from you and you resist they will either shoot or stab you to death” they said.

They therefore appealed to the Ashanti Regional Police Commander DCOP Kwesi Mensah Duku to strengthen security situation in the area.

The body of the deceased has been conveyed to the morgue by police officers who came to the scene.