Young man nearly beaten to a pulp for stealing ‘wele’ in the market

A young man named Isaac Owusu has been arrested for stealing wele (cow skin) in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

The suspect reportedly entered a market located in the Kwahu West Municipality to commit the act. In a filed by Adom News, the 28-year old suspect was caught in the act by some traders and residents with a bowl full of the stolen wele.

One Cecilia Nkansah, who is the owner of the wele, told Adom News‘ Kwasi Siaw that that was not the first time she had been robbed“I realized my wele had been stolen again while preparing to go to the market but I ignored as I always do only for me to later receive a call that the thief has been apprehended,” she narrated.

She said but for the timely intervention of the residents who decided to hand the suspect over to the police, she would have beaten him to a pulp. The suspect was, thus, taken to the Nkawkaw Police Station for interrogation, Adom News added.

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