Adjetey darko

Joseph Adjei Adjetey and Joseph Darko, the suspect

The Osu Police have launched a search for a 20-year-old man who allegedly stabbed his friend to death at Osu.

The deceased, Joseph Adjei Adjetey, 25, was stabbed twice at the back and in the neck by suspect, Joseph Darko around 11pm on Sunday, April 6, 2014.

Darko has not been seen after allegedly committing the heinous act.

The paper gathered the suspect stabbed the deceased after an argument.

Police search

Superintendent A. Arhin, Osu District Commander told DAILY GUIDE that the deceased, Adjei Adjetey was returning from funeral when the incident occurred.

After stabbing the deceased, Darko came to the station to report that someone had attacked him some few meters from the police station.

Rebecca Ampah (right), mother of the deceased Rebecca Ampah (right), mother of the deceased

The suspect, he said, sustained some bruises so he was given a hospital form to attend hospital for medical attention.

Later, another youthful group came to the station around 2am to report that their friend had been stabbed.

The complainants told the police that Adjei Adjetey was rushed to the Korle- Bu Teaching Hospital for treatment.

An investigator was dispatched to the health facility to investigate the matter.

While investigations were ongoing, police received information that Adjei Adjetey died at the hospital on Monday night.

He said efforts are being made to apprehend the suspect to face the law.

Mother?s grief

The mother of the deceased, Rebecca Ampah, a resident of Osu, told the paper that she had information that her son had been attacked around 11:30pm.

My son told me he was attending the funeral of a friend?s dad together with some friends in the area. Later information I received indicated that while they were returning, Darko, who was riding a motorbike then, nearly knocked down my son. My son fell and so when he stood up, he went straight to ask the suspect why he did that. This resulted in an argument but they were separated, she said.

After that, Adjei continued his journey but the suspect, who was then armed, walked straight to my son and stabbed him in the back and neck as well.

Friends of Adjei rushed him to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital for medical attention.

The mother of the deceased called on members of the general public to help arrest Joseph Darko to face the law.

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By Linda Tenyah

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