A Junior High school student has been arraigned before a Ho magistrate court in the Volta region for allegedly stabbing to death one Wisdom Amu, a 19 years old tailor-apprentice on Sunday, March 6, 2016.
The suspect (name withheld) who is in his teen ages was among three other friends who engaged the deceased in a fight around the Ho sports stadium, when he (the deceased) was returning home from the 59th Independence Day celebrations at Jubilee park in Ho.
During the scuffle however, the suspect reportedly pulled a knife and stabbed Amu on his left breast and was later pronounced dead at the regional hospital.
Confirming the incident to Voltaonline, the Ho municipal Police crime officer, ASP Adobo Apeatu said the suspect who was arrested on Monday March 7, confessed to stabbing the deceased with a nail cutter during interrogation. He was subsequently remanded into police custody by the court last Thursday and to reappear today, Thursday March 17.
ASP Apeatu however noted that, the three other suspects who were initially arrested by witnesses at the scene of the incident have been released after investigations revealed they had no hand in the crime.