UCC graduate picked up by police for killing his own brother (Photo)

UCC graduate picked up by police for killing his own brother (Photo)

Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that a graduate of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), James Annan, has been arrested for killing his brother, Michael Botchwey.

Annan, who is 27 years old, and the Botchwey, who was 21 years old, were both residents of Gomoa Obuasi, a community Gomoa Central district in the Central Region.

The body of Botchwey, who was scheduled to graduate from the University of Education Winneba (UEW), has been deposited at the Agona Swedru municipal government hospital awaiting an autopsy.

UCC graduate picked up by police for killing his own brother (Photo)

Source: Ghana News Agency
Source: UGC

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YEN.com.gh understands that the deceased, together with the suspect, went to their citrus farm at the outskirt of Gomoa Obuasi and returned home without any incident.

The Swedru District police commander, Superintendent Seth Panti Yirenkyi, said after returning home, the deceased decided to take some rest under a tree near their house.

According to a report by Ghananewsagency.com, the suspect took a machete and headed towards where his brother was lying to confront him over a previous argument.

Superintendent Yirenkyi went on to say that, the deceased suddenly raised his head only to see his brother coming with the machete, and sensing danger, took to his heels.

Annan however chased and slashed him on the head, leading to profuse bleeding.

Botchwey was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital and Annan is currently in police custody assisting in investigations.

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