Man on the Run for ‘Butchering’ Friend to Death


The Nkoranza North District Police Command is on the heels of a man believed to be in his 30s for butchering his friend to death.

The unfortunate incidence occurred at Agyarkokrom, a community in the Nkoranza North District.


Report says the suspect who can only be identified as Billy had invited his family and friends to dinner last night.

However, the deceased who was at that time resting on a bench in the house of the suspect said he was tired and needed rest and so refused to join his colleagues for the food.

According to a witness, Ahadzi Emmanuel who narrated the incidence to The Evening Mail, after eating, and without any provocation,  the suspect just picked up a sharp cutlass and cut off the head of the deceased who was still sleeping on the bench.

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The suspect after the act, then vanished into thin  air and has since not been seen.

The people who saw the act quickly called the police.

Confirming to the Evening Mail, DSP Christian Dogbatsey, Nkoranza District Police Commander said, investigation is currently ongoing and the police is on manhunt for the suspect and are closing in on him.


He assured the people to be calm and allow the police to handle the situation.


The body of the deceased has since been deposited at the mortuary by the police.

Source: The Evening Mail


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