Ashanti Region: One killed in violent disturbances in Krofrom

The police have arrested one Nana Osei Gyeabour alias Point over the killing of one person in Krofrom, a suburb of Kumasi

The police have arrested a suspect in connection with violent disturbances, which resulted in the death of one person at Krofrom, a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.

The suspect, Nana Osei Gyeabour alias Point, in the company of others attacked the deceased victim, Kwabena Azure, on 25 January 2023 and inflicted multiple machete wounds on him.

The victim was pronounced dead shortly after arrival at the hospital.

Following the death of the victim, on 27 January 2023 a group of people believed to be friends of the deceased besieged the scene at Krofrom where the deceased was attacked and set the place ablaze.

The Ghana National Fire Service managed to put out the fire and police have since restored calm, law and order in the area.

The police said they are continuing with investigation and have launched a manhunt for the remaining suspects who are on the run.


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