A 19 - year - old SHS students identified as Richard Appiah and from Bekwai in the Ashanti Region has been stabbed to death after failed attempt by some youth to rob and his colleagues of their iPhone. Police in Bekwai have not mentioned the school the deceased attends but said he met his untimely death after he and four other colleagues left their school to Kokofu town in the Bekwai area.
Whiles in town, some youth accosted them and seized an iPhone belonging to one of student of which Richard Appiah came forward to attempt to take the phone back. It is in this process that the robbers stabbed him with a broken bottle which led to him sustaining injuries which he eventually died of.
According to Bekwai District Police Commander, DSP Teddy Damptey, three persons who are all Junior High School students were pursued and arrested by police at their hideout following a tip-off. The names of the suspects have been given as Solomon Nuamah, 17; Albert Opoku, 16, are both in JHS 3; and 16-year-old Richard Nkrumah, a JHS 2 student.
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