TEMA: Man Stoned To Death For Stealing Cat (Pictures)
Information reaching ThinkNews Online indicates that a 37-year-old man whose name was given as Abdullah Gedo, known by many as Duley, has been stoned to death by some unknown residents at Jerusalem, a surburb of Tema Newtown for stealing a cat.
According to sources, late Duley stole the cat with his accomplice however, he was apprehended while his other partner took to his heels.
Information gathered further reveals that Duley upon his arrest was slapped with concrete slabs and other materials, leaving him bleed to death.
The suspect was found in a pool of blood with a dead cat and concrete slabs beside him.
An eyewitness, Emmanuel Adjei said "I chanced upon some four individuals who were trying to resuscitate the deceased at 4 am during his visit to a public toilet. Upon further enquiry, I realized he knew the suspect and dashed to inform his family about his predicament"
Brother to the deceased, Alhassan Issah, said they are yet to come to terms with the incident and hope the police will do a thorough investigation to unravel the mystery behind his death.
ThinkNews Online has also gathered that stealing of cats has become a ritual in the area, with almost 10 of such cases being recorded on weekly basis.
The body of the late Abdullah Gedo popularly known as Duley, has since been deposited at the police hospital morgue.
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Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith