Man arrested for ‘butchering’ leg of grandson

arrestAlhassan, 49, who allegedly ‘butchering’ the right leg of his 13-year-old grandson, with cutlass, for attempting to steal money, at Kwawu  Nyamebekyere,  near Enchi,  in Aowin  District  of the Western Region, has been arrested by the police.

After committing the crime, Alhassan locked the boy in the room for about a week, until he was rescued by a Good Samaritan.

Presently, leg of the victim is rotten, and is on admission at the Enchi Government Hospital.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Olivia Ewurabena  Adiku, confirmed the story to The Ghanaian Times.

He said last Monday, Kwesi Michael, from Kwawu Nyamebekyere near Enchi, assisted Constable Francis Botwe  to arrest  Alhassan.

ASP Adiku indicated that the suspect beat the victim and ‘butchered’ his leg with a cutlass for attempting to steal his money by passing through the ceiling of his room, and kept him, in the room, and the leg got rotten.
He said suspect has been detained at the police station, while   investigations continued.

From Clement Adzei Boye, Sekondi

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