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A/R: Man, 28, stabbed to death over GHC12.50 by his friend at Ntiri- Buoho

A 28 year man, Kwame Isaac, has been stabbed to death over a scuffle of GHC12.50 by his friend at Ntiri- Buoho in the Afigya Kwabre South district of the Ashanti region.

The suspect, Yaw Owusu, is said to have stabbed the deceased twice on his back and on the chest with a jack knife when the deceased try to forcefully take the money from him.

According to an eyewitness, only known as Six Million, speaking on Otec FM’s social programme ‘Asem Beba Dabi”, hosted by Krobea Nana Yaw Asante, on Wednesday, The incident happened in the morning on Wednesday, December 22, 2020, at a drinking spot.

Narrating the incident, Six Million said “the deceased, together with the suspect and another person called Achipalogo, were given GHC20 by a friend on that fateful morning. They bought a pack of cigarette for GHC7.50, with the remaining amount with Yaw Owusu. Kwame Isaac, who was hungry after taking doses of alcohol, wanted to use the remaining GHC12.50 for food but Yaw Owusu objected which led to a fight.”

“During the fight, Achipalogo pulled a knife from his pocket, wanted to give it to Kwame Isaac to stab Yaw Owusu but Yaw Owusu swiftly took the knife and stabbed Kwame Isaac twice on the back and on the chest. Kwame Isaac left the spot and quietly went home. For some hours, Kwame Isaac was seen bleeding from the stabbed wounds, he was quickly rushed to Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) but was pronounced dead on arrival,” he added.

The suspect, Yaw Owusu, is locked up at the Afrancho Police Station to assist investigation while deceased body has been deposited at KATH mortuary for autopsy.

Source: Ghana/ Appiah

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