Crime & Punishment of Friday, 14 March 2014


Boy, 15, slashed to death with cutlass

The body of a 15 year old boy, Karmel Mohammed of the Ave Afiadenyigba JHS in the Akatsi North District has been found in the bush at Kove near Ave Dakpa, Thursday.

Mohammed had a deep cutlass wound on the neck, District Police Commander Dennis Fiakpi has confirmed.

Fiakpi said the deceased left the house with his motor bike on March 10, 2014 at about 4pm and did not return.

A search was mounted for him but was found dead in the bush with the sharp cutlass right beside him. The motorbike had been taken away.

Police say investigations have begun and the culprits will soon be arrested.

The father of the deceased confirmed the incident but declined to give any further details.