Tempers Arise 11-Year-Old In Police Custody For Murder

A misunderstanding between two boys and some friends ended with death

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An 11- year- old pupil of Obedeka Primary School near Nsawam, has been detained by the Nsawam Police for allegedly stabbing Francis Barfo of Okanta Primary School to death after a misunderstanding between them.

Briefing the Ghana New Agency, Chief Superintendent of Police Akwasi Kankam Boadu, Nsawam District Police Commander said, there was a misunderstanding between the two pupils and some friends and Barfo picked a stick to hit the accused

He said, the accused, who was holding a kitchen knife warned Barfo that if he did not stop hitting him, he would stab him but Barfo did not yield to the advice.

This compelled him to stab Barfo in the chest.

Barfo called for help and some people rang the police who rushed to the area and picked him to hospital.

Chief Superintendent Boadu said Barfo died on arrival at the Nsawam Government Hospital.

Meanwhile the body of Barfo has been taken to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital for autopsy, while the police are investigating the case.

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