Francis Adjei, a final year Visual Arts student of Tweneboa Kodua (TK) Senior High School (SHS) at Kumawu in the Ashanti Region has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm to another student of the same school over a mobile device.
Francis, the 20-year-old student is reported to have attacked and stabbed Douglas Afril, also a final year science student several times on his left hand, last Thursday during a misunderstanding over the device.
DSP Boakye Ansah, The Kumawu District Police Commander, who confirmed the incident to Daily Guide disclosed that the victim remained hospitalised at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi while suspect Francis Adjei had been taken into police custody.
He explained that the suspect was arrested at the school premises following the incident, while the victim was rushed to the hospital for medical attention after he staggered out of his dormitory to cry for help.
DSP Ansah stated that as the victim was on admission battling for his life, the suspect was allowed to sit for the ongoing West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) under police escort.
He added that the police were waiting for the victim’s condition to stabilise so that they take a statement from him as part of the investigation.