Man Arrested For Killing His Friend Over 10 Cedis

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A 24-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing one Muniru Mohammed Haddi at Assin Awisem in the Assin Fosu Municipality of the Central Region over a GH¢10.00 dispute.

According to reports gathered by, the suspect, Bright Ofori bought coconut from the deceased, 35, following which an argument ensued between them over GH¢10.00 change.

Detective Inspector Joshua Kusah, Chief Prosecutor at Twifo Ati-Morkwa District Magistrate Court explained to newsmen that Assin Awisem Police received a report that the accused person had hit his friend with a stick at about 6:30pm on Saturday, 16th January, 2021 when a dispute ensued between them.

The Police team quickly rushed to the scene and conveyed the deceased to Assin Awisem Health centre for treatment and was later transferred to St. Francis Xavier Hospital (Assin Fosu) and finally referred to Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, but unfortunately, he passed away the following day.

The body is currently at the Twifu Praso Mortuary for post mortem, whilst the accused person is currently at Twifo Praso police custody and will be arraigned on the 10th February 2021.

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