A 25-year-old graduate of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has allegedly slashed the throat of his brother to death at Gomoa Obuase in the Gomoa Central District of the Central Region.
The suspect who has been identified as James Annan is alleged to have murdered by Michael Botwe who was due for graduation from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) in July this year.
Community sources have told Adom News’ Kofi Adjei that the two brothers had an argument while at the farm but returned home with the matter settled.
But as the deceased rested under a tree in their home, the suspect, with a knife in hand, went to him and asked him to raise his head so he could remove something from under his chin.
The sources said it was upon raising his head that the suspect slashed his throat with the knife he was wielding.
The deceased’s mother, Nana Adwoa, has confirmed the happening, saying she was shattered by receipt of the news.
Madam Nana Adwoa said the news of her son’s murder got to her through relatives, adding that she is saddened her son didn’t live to see his graduation in July.
The Agona Swedru District Police Commander, Superintendent Seth Yirenkye, has also confirmed the incidence, saying the suspect has been arrested as investigations into the circumstances is on-going but he will soon be arraigned in court.