Residents of Krobonso in the Kintampo South District of Brong Ahafo Region, have burnt two people suspected to be armed robbers alive.
The two men were burnt in their vehicle on Thursday night.
The incensed residents, many of whom have suffered robbery attacks in recent times, subjected the two men to severe beating using clubs, stones and other objects.
They then poured diesel on the suspects and set them ablaze.
The Unit Committee Chairman Kwadwo Appiah, who disclosed this to Adom News, said two other people believed to be their accomplices, were at large.
According to him, residents in the area had been having sleepless nights because armed robbers kept terrorising them.
“These robbers threatened the lives of residents and later make away with motorbikes and vehicles every night,” he stated, describing the situation as very worrying.
Luck eluded the two suspects when they were spotted by some youth in the area, who then raised alarm, which attracted many of the residents to the scene.
They attempted to flee in their Toyota Land Cruiser vehicle but were interecepted.
The matter has been reported to the police.