Man butchers friend over mobile phone (corrected)

BY: Timothy Gobah

What began Saturday morning as an accusation of thievery of mobile phone against a friend has resulted in the butchering of the accused who is now in coma fighting for his life.

The incident happened at Kwaprow, a community near the University of Cape Coast in the Central Region at about 10am.

According to an eyewitness, the suspect, only known as Shigele, accused the victim, Eric of stealing his mobile phone.

The accusation and denials between the two resulted in fisticuffs.

The suspect, who was on police recognisance bail in a goat stealing case, threatened to kill the deceased if he failed to produce the phone.

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He proceeded to make real his treat when he rushed to his house nearby, drew a machete and butchered Eric in the neck.

The eyewitness said some good Samaritans in the community, rushed him to the hospital fearing he was dead already but hospital sources tell Graphic Online he is induced coma.