May 28, 2024 12:31 am

Man, 25, stabbed to death over football argument at Assin Atonsu

The Assin Fosu Divisional Police Command has arrested a mechanic at Assin Atonsu in the Assin Central Municipality in the Central Region.

He was arrested for stabbing to death, a 25-year-old man, Samuel Ofori, over a football argument.

The deceased, popularly known as Paa Akwasi, according to reports, had an argument with the suspect after he (deceased) was prevented from participating in a training match Friday morning.

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Eyewitnesses say they were separated on the pitch during the confusion but the fight continued in the afternoon about 1:30 pm where the suspect, whose name was only given as Charles stabbed the deceased in the chest leading to his death.

He died on arrival at the hospital.

Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has been deposited at the St Francis Hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy, whilst the suspect is being interrogated by the police.

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