A 65-year-old Daniel Nsowah, a farmer at Tumfokro in the Assin South District of the Central Region is battling for his life at Abura-Dunkwa District Hospital following cutlass infliction unleashed on him by his son.
The victim received multiple slashes in his head, neck, shoulder, and elbow which resulted in cutting off his left hand, left foot, and left ear.
The neighbors upon hearing the victim shouting for help rushed to the scene to rescue him and was later sent to the hospital for treatment.
The suspect, 32-year-old Kwaku Nyankomago who is currently in police custody at Nyankumase Ahenkro is said to be mentally impaired and has been tormenting the lives of residents with wounded objects on different occasions.
Meanwhile, a team of police officers at Nyankumase Ahenkro Police Command, led by Detective Lance Corporal Nii Armah Ashitey upon receiving the information rushed to the hospital and met the victim in a very critical condition at the emergency ward.
The police further intelligent operation led to the arrest of the suspect who absconded from the community and sneaked into the bush immediately after the incident.
An investigation by Rich Fm and Angel FM and TV Reporter Kwame Owusu Asante Shadrack revealed that the victim returned from the farm around 3:30 pm on 14th January 2022 and met the suspected roasting yam in an oven at their compound.
The victim extended greetings to the suspect but he refused to respond, while waiting for some time, the victim entered his room to change his farm clothes.
The suspect without provocations pulled up a well-sharpened cutlass, proceeded to his father’s room, inflicted on him and took to his heels but was later arrested and detained by the police.
A Medical report form was issued to the victim’s relatives for endorsement whiles investigation was launched into the matter.