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Drunkard stabbed to death with a broken bottle in a blue kiosk at Duayaw Nkwanta

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A drunk man, Atta Kofi has been stabbed to death with a broken bottle in a drinking spot at Duayaw Nkwanta in the Ahafo Region of Ghana. This sad incident occurred on Sunday ,7th March, 2021 in a 'blue kiosk' which is a popular name for akpeteshie drinking spot.

According to eye witness, there was a misunderstanding between Atta Kofi (35 years) and Osei Banahene (34 years) inside the drinking bar. This led to sharp altercation between the duo drunkards. The two friends began to exchange blows at the drinking spot.

Osei Banahene (a.ka.Aranzy) became more aggressive and picked an empty bottle, broke the edges and walked towards his friend with the broken bottletop.

He then stabbed Atta Kofi in the stomach multiple times until blood was oozing in greater quantities. The injured victim was rushed to the Duayaw Nkwanta Government Hospital where he was on admission before his demise.

The death of Atta Kofi has thrown the whole town into a state of shock and mourning with several guys wanting to seek revenge for the deceased but the police intervened to bring the matter under control.

The Duayaw Nkwanta Divisional Police have arrested the killer, Osei Banahene and kept him in the police custody to assist in further investigation.

The body of the deceased has been deposited in the Duayaw Nkwanta morgue for preservation and investigation.

This is very sad. Alcohol can influence someone easily to do an evil thing but the moment the drunken effect begins to clear off, the person feels remorseful for his behaviour. But had I known is always at last.

Osei Banahene will face the full rigours of the law and the court will determine whether killing someone under influence of alcohol is a criminal offence punishable by law or its just an unintentional act because of the killer's condition of insanity.

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