Final year KNUST student in police grips; killed UBER driver over GHc1,200 debt

Final year KNUST student in police grips; killed UBER driver over GHc1,200 debt

- A final year Geochemical Engineering student of KNUST is currently in police grips over death of an UBER driver

- He is reported to have committed the heinous crime together with his accomplice who is currently at large

- The deceased UBER driver happens to be owing an amount of GHc1,200 to the suspect, Emmanuel Awuah

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A final year Geochemical Engineering student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), is in police custody over the death of an UBER driver

The student, Emmanuel Awuah is reported to have committed the heinous crime together with his accomplice who is currently at large, at Anyinehini in the Ashanti Region.

According to a news report monitored by YEN.com.gh, the suspect who is in police grips gave a loan of GHc1200 to the deceased, Thomas Kwame Danso, who happens to be his neighbour in Kumasi, to do some maintenance works on his vehicle.

The report further stated that upon several requests to repay the loan, the deceased UBER driver ignored the calls of the suspect.

Final year KNUST student in police grips; killed UBER driver over GHc1,200 debt

Final year KNUST student in police grips; killed UBER driver over GHc1,200 debt Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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Emmanuel, in the company of an accomplice who is on the run, allegedly tricked the deceased under the pretext of he picking up some Chinese Nationals for a trip.

Upon arrival, both the suspect and his accomplice lured the deceased to a deserted area on the Toase Nkawie road where Emmanuel's accomplish took him into the deep forest to attack him.

Although Emmanuel realised Thomas was not dead, he snatched the keys to his car and left him to his fate where he was later found dead.

The owner of the vehicle, however, noticed the unusual absence of the driver and drew the attention of the police where they traced the vehicle to a spot in Kumasi.

Emmanuel upon interrogation narrated what exactly happened and led the tea to retrieve the body of the UBER driver which had begun to decay.

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In other news, a final year senior high school student has died in the Western Region of Ghana.

The 21-year-old student of Gwiraman Senior High School passed on Wednesday, 15 July 2020, after he was rushed to Essikado Hospital.

According to the mother of young Nathaniel Yankey, the school is to be blamed for his sudden death.

READ ALSO: 21-year-old final SHS student dies in the Western Region

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