A young boy (name withheld), aged 14, has stabbed to death a young motor rider who is believed to be 18 or 19 years old, with a pair of scissors.

The incident happened in the evening of December 30, 2021, at Dzodze in the Ketu North Municipality of the Volta Region.

According to eyewitnesses, the incident happened following an altercation between the victim and the suspect.

According to them, the 14 years old suspect was walking along a community road with earphone fixed, and when the motor was coming, he [suspect] didn’t notice and was therefore not giving way. So the victim managed to bypass the boy and berated him for his action. This, according to the eyewitnesses, angered the suspect, and a somewhat heated argument ensued.

Per eyewitnesses accounts, during the altercation, the victim is said to have held the shirt of the suspect. This got the suspect furious and as a result, he removed a pair of scissors and stabbed the victim in the chest.

The victim bled profusely and succumbed to the injuries hours after being taken to the St. Anthony Hospital in Dzodze.

The suspect was arrested and is in the custody of the Ketu North district command whiles investigations are ongoing into the incident.

The victim’s mortal remain has however, been deposited at the St. Anthony Hospital Morgue.

Source: GhanaVanguard.com

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