Man stabbed to death at Kumasi

A young man believed to be in his twenties has been stabbed to death by his friend called Saadiq.

The incident occurred about 2pm on Saturday at Gooro near the Kumasi Technical Institute (KTI) in the Kumasi Metropolis.

Brother of the deceased, Abdullai Tahir told Alhaji Hamza of Alpha Radio that “I had a call that my younger brother Mustapha has been stabbed to death by one Saadiq of Goro. I together with my comrades rushed to the scene in order to forcibly take the assailant to the police but our effort was futile”.

A witness who spoke in a state of anonymity said Saadiq,the assailant had an issue with Mustapha already and had promised to attack him whenever they meet. Saadiq who met Mustapha at Gooro near a  DSTV centre while the Machester derby between Man Utd and Man City capitalised on the weapon he had on him to stab Mustapha three times.

The deceased was deposited at the Manhyia hospital and later to KATH pending autopsy.

The Divisional Police Commander Rev Armeyau says the assailant has flown but the police have begun investigations into the matter.