How a man was lynched after stabbing another to death in Kumasi

A mob on Sunday evening lynched a man suspected to be mentally ill at Kotwi near Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.

This was after the suspected mentally ill man, identified as Sheriff, reportedly stabbed one Nana Boakye, who was said to be his friend.

Police initial investigations have established that Nana Boakye, aged about 28 and Sheriff, aged about 25 were friends.

They reportedly went to a drinking spot and an argument ensued between them which resulted in a fight.

Sheriff reportedly stabbed Nana Boakye with a knife during the fight and led to his death.

The mob reportedly descended on Sheriff and lynched him.

The Ashanti Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Godwin Ahianyo has confirmed the incident.

The police have since taken the two bodies to the morgue.

Mr Ahianyo said Nana Boakye’s body was found at Trede while Sheriff’s body was found at the nearby Brofoyedru lorry station, all near Kumasi.


Source: Graphic|Ghana

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