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Crime & Punishment of Sunday, 15 April 2018


Man, 55, kills stepson over a bowl of ‘banku’

A 55-year-old farmer, Sampson Adekakye has been arrested for murdering his 22yr old stepson known as “Nyebro” over a bowl of “banku”.

The incident according to Agoo News occurred Saturday evening around 8:30 at Aprapong a suburb of Abetifi in the Kwahu East District of Eastern Region.

Confirming the incident to Ebenezer Kojo Nyavor (K-Lover) in a telephone conversation, the murderer, Sampson Adekakye accused his stepson of eating all the food at home, a situation that got him angry resulting in exchange of words between them.

He narrated further that a meeting with committee members to address the matter could not yield any good results.

Sampson Adekakye continued that, his stepson after the meeting attacked him (the father) and as a result, he defended himself with a knife leading to his death.