JHS student stabbed to death by unknown assailants

BY: Citinewsroom.com
The deceased, Isaac Arko
The deceased, Isaac Arko

A final year student of the Tafo Methodist Junior High School in the Tafo Municipality of the Ashanti Region has been stabbed to death by some unknown assailants.

The deceased, 16-year-old Isaac Arko was attacked by four young men who were armed with knives and sticks while he was on his way home from an outing on Saturday evening.

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It is unclear what may have triggered the attack by the unknown persons.

According to the mother of the deceased, Abena Acheampomaa, the attackers subjected her son to severe beatings and later stabbed him in the ribs.

She said he was rushed to the Tafo Government Hospital by a good Samaritan but was later pronounced dead.


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She accused the nurses at the hospital of negligence, saying they caused her son’s death.

She has also called on police to ensure that persons who perpetrated the crime are made to face the law.

Meanwhile, the Police at the Tafo-Pankrono Divisional Command has begun investigations into the matter.

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