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Crime & Punishment of Friday, 7 September 2018

Source: starrfmonline.com

Man, 37, dies after multiple knife attack at Oyoko

A 37-year-old resident of Oyoko near Koforidua in the Eastern region has died of multiple stab wounds on his face.

The unemployed man was rushed to the Central Government Hospital, Koforidua, for treatment but was pronounced dead soon on arrival by the medical officer on duty

The Public Relations Officer of Eastern Regional Police Command, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh revealed that the Police received information to the effect that one Samuel Kofi Appiah, had been stabbed multiple times on the face.

According to the Police, intelligence gathered revealed that the wounds sustained by the deceased was inflicted on him by his friend Gideon Frimpong, 25, who is also unemployed and also a resident of Oyoko after the two engaged in a scuffle after the deceased had gone on an errand for the suspect.

Police Patrol team proceeded to Oyoko and arrested Gideon Frimpong.

He has been detained at Koforidua Central Police cells to assist with investigation.

Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has been deposited at the hospital morgue for autopsy.

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