A 48 year old farmer is in the grip of the law after butchering his grandson for allegedly trying to steal his items at Nyamebekyere, a farming community near Enchi in the Western Region.
According to the Enchi Police, the accused, Asubire Azure, also known as Baba Alhassan, a Frafra returned home from town and accused the boy, Michael Atanga, 13 of trying to jump through his ceiling to steal some undisclosed items.
Police source reveals to Skyy Power fm’s Jolly Breakfast Show Co-Host Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson the accused beat the victim mercilessly and inflicted deep cutlass wounds on his right leg.
He then locked him up in the room to leave the leg to rot until after a week when some neighbours got wind of the boy’s predicament and arrested the grandfather, handed him over to the police on May 1, 2017.
The victim was admitted at the Enchi Government Hospital the same day where his rotten right leg has just been amputated this morning, Wednesday, May 3.
The Grandfather has been charged of causing harm and is being processed for court.
Superintendent Raymond Kofi Erzuah, the Enchi District Police Commander has since confirmed the story.
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Author: Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson
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