Fear has gripped residents of Dominase in the Assin South District of the Central Region following an alleged murder of a 28-year-old man.
The deceased identified as Kwaku Emmanuel before his demise worked with a renowned Cocoa Purchasing Company in the Assin South District as a cocoa carrier.
The mother of the deceased, Yaa Mansa, 65, in an interview with newsmen disclosed that her son left home around 10 pm on Monday, 9th January 2023 for Assin Fosu after having taken his supper.
Only for them to discover the next morning that the deceased has been brutally murdered and dumped on the outskirt of the town with bruises on his face and blood oozing from the nostrils.
A plier was also found near his dead body.
Although the cause of the sad incident is yet to be divulged, it has attracted mixed reactions as some suspect it could be a punishment for the deceased himself over unvoiced infractions.
Others alleged it could be a contract killing orchestrated by his girlfriend.
Meanwhile, the Kyidomhene of Assin Dominase, Nana Kwame Akapong who was awed by the situation asserted that this is the first time such an incident has occurred in the area. He however called on the police to intensify police patrol in the area to scare away perpetrators.
A team of Police Officers led by Chief Superintendent Cephas Arthur, the Assin Fosu District Police Commander upon hearing the news rushed to the crime scene to convey the body to the mortuary for preservation and autopsy.
Whiles investigation has since been initiated into the matter to unravel the cause of the death.
The police further checks found a school bag 60 meters away from the dead body, containing 3 balls of kenkey, a stabilizer, and a Blue tooth speaker and same have been kept as exhibits.
They, therefore, appealed to the residents and the general public to assist the police with information that could lead to the arrest of the perpetrators.
Story filed by Kwame Owusu Asante Shadrack, Rich Fm Assin Fosu