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A 20-year-old Makola law student stabbed to death

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A 20-year-old Makola law student was stabbed to death while his friend, who was also attacked, allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a train, police said on Friday.

The victim was stabbed at least 14 times, police said, quoting his father Joseph.

They said a two-year-old enmity led to the alleged murder in Accra Amasaman here late on Friday.

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The two friends were on their way back home in Amasaman when the attackers called them up for a meet. They then followed the duo, hit them with iron roads and stabbed using sharp weapons, according to the police.

Joseph informed the police that he and his family members rushed to hospital soon after they received the information but he was declared brought dead.

Joseph alleged that his son’s attackers threatened to kill him too.

The Makola law student’s friend, who also sustained grievous injuries but survived the attack, allegedly ended his life by jumping before a train, the police said. The two men were returning from lectures in Accra to home on their way home, they said.

The accused Musah Yakubu, Osman, Ibrahim and Mohammed among others have been booked under sections 148 (riots), 149 (unlawful assembly), 302 (murder), 506 (criminal intimidation), 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Ghana Penal Code at Police station in Amasaman district

Police said all the accused are missing.

“We handed over Owusu body after postmortem and are conducting raids to arrest the accused. The railway police has taken up the suicide case,” Amasaman police station senior police official said.

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Frank Oteng known professionally as Ghlagatin is a Ghanaian celebrity blogger, freelance journalist, and reporter.He is the founder of Ghlagatin.net, an entertainment website. He graduated from Accra Technical University, ATU with a National High Diploma in Interior Design.

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