A suspected Donkey thief today received serious beatings from some angry residents of Sumbrungo a suburb of Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region which could have led to his death had it not been the intervention of the police.
The suspect was on his way to Kandiga with a tricycle carrying the two donkeys when he was stopped by some residents who suspected that he had stolen them.
The Suspected thief took to his heels when the residents stopped him which raised an alarm leading to his arrest.
He was then subjected to severe brutalities until the police arrived at the scene.
He has since been taken to the Bolgatanga Municipal Police station for interrogation.