Police in Anloga have arrested a 27-year-old fisherman, Yao Senya, for allegedly stabbing a 71-year-old man to death at Atito in the Anloga District of the Volta region.

On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, a police report was received at the Alakple police station to the effect that Yao Senya (suspect), had stabbed one Dumega Heletsi Akpakudzo, 71, to death.

Preliminary investigations by the police indicate that the deceased’s son was engaged in a fight with the son of the suspect.

The deceased was said to have come in to beat up the son of the suspect, a situation that aggravated the situation, with the suspect retaliating.

According to police sources, in an attempt by Yao to fight back, he pulled out a knife and stabbed the chest, neck, and shoulder of Dumega, who was rushed to the Keta Municipal Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Suspect Yao Senya has been arrested to assist the police in the investigation.

He is currently in police custody.

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