Man butchers friend over GH¢5 bread

Richard Arku, alias 'Dadabi', has been sentenced to five years in prison for butchering a colleague, Ayittey Joshua, over GH¢5 worth of bread at Nkurakan in the Yilo Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region.


The suspect pleaded guilty to the charge and was jailed by a circuit court presided over by Her Ladyship Mrs. Mariam Affoh and taken to the Koforidua Prison to commence his sentence.

The victim, Ayittey Joshua, narrating the incident said "When I was returning home in the evening, I bought GH¢5 worth of bread. So, I met Tetteh Dadabi, who I play a lot with. He collected the bread and escorted me home. I was with another friend. Then all of a sudden, Tettey Dadabi varnished with the bread."


"So, my friend said we should go and search for him in his house but while in the house, the boy entered with a cutlass threatening to kill us. It was an ambush. I had nothing to defend myself, so, he attacked me with a cutlass; cut my knee, my upper arm, and my back," he added.


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