Man Looses Left Eye Over Ghc1

Joseph Obogyei had gone to one Thomas Kwasi Agyei, an alcoholic beverage and tobacco seller, to collect his one cedi change for some stuff bought and angered by the seeming reluctance to give him back the change

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A farmer, Kwame Atitso, has been jailed 96 months by the Juaso Circuit Court for causing harm one Joseph Obogyei in the left eye over a dispute over one cedi change.The accused, Atitso, was convicted after he pleaded guilty to the crime.Accoding to Ghana News Agency, He shot Joseph Obogyei with a catapult, an act he carried out in defence of his landlord who was embroiled in quarrel with the victim.Police Detective Sergeant Princeton Peasah Darkwah told the court, presided over by Mr. Fredrick Tetteh that the incident happened on Yawkwei near Juaso on February 20.The victim had gone to one Thomas Kwasi Agyei, an alcoholic beverage and tobacco seller, to collect his one cedi change for some stuff bought and angered by the seeming reluctance to give him back the change, a confrontation ensued between the two.The prosecution said in the heat of things, the convict, who is a tenant in the house of Agyei, came out of his room, carrying a catapult aim and shot Obogyei in the eye.Obogyei's eye got completely damaged and was rushed to the Juaso District Hospital, where he was referred to the Agogo Presbyterian Hospital.

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