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Man pounds grandparents to death with pestle at Akyem Hemang

A 21-year- old man has allegedly murdered his grandparents at Akyem Hemang in Fanteakwa South District in Eastern region.

The suspect Moses Appiah alias Kuffuor allegedly committed the dastardly act Saturday April 2, 2022 at about 5:30pm after pounding fufu for his now deceased grandparents Appiah Korang ,80, and Yaa Yeboah, 78,

He hit the the head of the deceased persons multiple times with pestle.

Kasapa News has gathered that, a day before the incident the suspect pulled machete and threatened to kill the couple but was overpowered and machete was seized.

The Assembly Member for Akyem Hemang Johnson Appiah narrated the incident to Kasapa News.

The Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command told Kasapa News police have commenced investigation into the incident.

He said the Chief of the community accompanied by 10 community members arrested and brought the suspect to the police and has been detained.

DSP Ebenezer Tetteh said Police investigators proceeded to Hawa Memorial hospital at Osiem where both victims were confirmed dead by Dr. Alhassan Fuseini who was on duty.

Examination of the body revealed deep laceration on the oziput and chest of the deceased persons.

The bodies have been deposited at same hospital morgue pending transfer to Police hospital in Accra for autopsy.

The suspect will be out before court on Monday.

Source: Kasapafmonline.com

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