Two suspected mobile money fraudsters were nearly lynched at Awutu Bereku market in the Awutu Senya West District of the Central Region after they succeeded in defrauding three persons of an amount of Ghc11,750.
The two suspects whose names were given as Samuel Kabu, 27-years and Gilbert Hoya 29-years.
According to a report filed by Kasapa FM’s Yaw Boagyan, they first defrauded one person at Kasoa Opeikuma and two others at Awutu Bereku.
One of the residents who helped in the arrest of the suspects Otu Tamaklo disclosed that the suspects are known fraudsters who have succeeded in swindling several people of their monies.
Luck ran out for the two suspects when they were busted by some vigilant youth while they tried to defraud someone.
The angry residents were bent on visiting instance justice on the suspects but they were saved by some elderly persons around.
The Awutu Bereku District Police Commander Superintendent Joshua Semanyoh confirmed the arrest of the suspects, adding that investigations have commenced into the matter.