17-year-old stabbed in Kumasi over GHC 20 debt

17-year-old stabbed in Kumasi over GHC 20 debt

- 17-year-old has been stabbed over GHC 20 debt

- The victim was stabbed in the stomach with broken bottle

Kofi Asiedu, a resident of Pakyi in Kumasi has allegedly stabbed a friend in the stomach with a broken bottle over GHC 20 debt. The incident occurred over the weekend.

According to a report by Rainbow Radio sighted by YEN.com.gh, the victim, Dankwa, was stabbed in the stomach following a scuffle between him and Kofi Asiedu.

He [Dankwa] had gone to Asiedu’s house to demand for payment for roofing sheets he sold to Asiedu to roof his building.

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The confrontation between the two later turned sour leading to the unfortunate incident, the victim’s sister, Akosua narrated.

Akosua further disclosed that the two were separated in a fight but they later exchanged blows in a second fight, which resulted in the stabbing of Dankwa.

Akosua told a reporter of Rainbow Radio that, the suspect claimed the victim owed him GHc20 and ‘’So I was expecting him to deduct the GHc20 from the cost of the roofing sheets He had no business fighting him.’’

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According to the sister, his brother has been admitted at the emergency ward of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital. The suspect, a driver and physically challenged is currently on the run.

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported how a suspected thief was stabbed to death at this year’s Chale Wote festival.

The thief met his untimely death after robbing someone of his mobile phone, the person, who was robbed in his bid to get his gadget back stabbed the thief.

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