A suspected thief has been beaten to death by students of Akro Senior High Technical School in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region.
The deceased Kpabitey Emmanuel Sackitey and the surviving accomplice now in critical condition were apprehended and beaten by a mob of students after invading the girls’ dormitory of the school to steal.
The deceased Sackitey has been identified as a former pantryman at the school but now doing the same work at Krobo Girls Senior High School.
The incident occurred on Friday, January 21, 2022, at about 10:00pm.
According to the local Police, they received information from the Headmaster Akro Secondary Technical school to the effect that, two suspects invade the school’s girls dormitory and were apprehended and were being beaten by the students.
The Police Patrol team led by Corporal Nsiah Douglas in charge of 5 men immediately proceeded to the scene and found the two suspects unconscious and were taken to St martins De Poress Hospital for treatment, but one of the suspects, Sackitey Emmanuel Kpabitey was pronounced dead on arrival while the other accomplice by name Odoi Solomon in critical condition.
The body of the deceased has been deposited at the same hospital mortuary awaiting autopsy.
Following the incident, a group of townfolks stormed the school today Saturday to launch a reprisal attack leading to clashes.
Some properties have reportedly been damaged. Parents who were in the school for a PTA meeting were caught up in the clashes.
It took the intervention of the police reinforcement team to restore law and order.
Meanwhile, the Municipal Chief Executive for Lower Manya Krobo Simon Kwaku Tetteh has been addressing the students to remain calm.
He assured of police Protection.
Source: Kasapafmonline.com/Kojo Ansah