A 65-year-old Daniel Nsowah, a farmer at Tumfokro in the Assin South District of the Central Region is battling with his life at Abura- Dunkwa District Hospital following cutlass infliction unleashed on him by his own alleged mentally ill son.
The victim received multiple splashes in his head, neack, shoulders, and elbow which resulted in cutting of his left hand, left foot, and ear.
The neighbors upon hearing the victim shouting for help rushed to the scene to rescue him and was later sent to the hospital for treatment.
The suspect, 32-year-old Kwaku Nyankomago who is currently in police custody at Nyankumasi Ahenkro is said to be mentally impaired and has been tormenting the lives of residents with wounded object on difficult occasion.
Meanwhile, a team of police officer at Nyankumasi Ahenkro Police Command, led by Detective Lance Corporal Niu Armah Ashitey upon receiving the information rushed to the hospital and met the victim in a very critical condition at the emergency ward.
A background checks or investigation conducted reveled that the victim returned from the farm and was roasting yam in an oven at their compound.
The victim extended greetings to the suspect but he refused to respond, while waiting for some time, the victim entered his room to change his farm gear.
The suspect without provocation pulled up a well-sharpened cutlass, proceeded to his father's room, inflicted on him and took to his heels but was later arrested and detained by the police.
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