A 34 -year old man called Edem at Akyem Nsutam in the Fanteakwa South constituency of Eastern region has been butchered to the point of death for stealing plantain from someone’s farm.
An eyewitness, Oppong Kyekyeku, said that the victim and a friend by name Kuuku, who is on the run were caught stealing around 4:00 am Friday morning by the owner of the farm.
Upon confrontations between them, Kuuku was able to run away whiles the suspect inflicted wounds on Edem with the cutlass he was holding after several struggle between them.
The victim was sent to Osiem Saviour Hospital for treatment but was later referred to Koforidua Central Hospital because the wounds were severe.
Meanwhile, the suspect has been held by the Bunso Police to help with investigations.