Police in Assin Fosu are on a manhunt for a 20-year-old man whose name has been given as Uncle Joe for inflicting cutlass injuries on his friend at Pomaa Pokuase in the Assin Fosu Municipality of the Central Region.
The victim, Emmanuel Appiah, 22, who is currently struggling to sustain his life at the Assin Fosu Polyclinic is said to have demanded his ¢20 share of the money they both worked for but the suspect refused to give it out. The issue however prolonged for over two weeks.
The Father of the victim, Nana Appiah speaking in an interview with Rich Fm and Angel Fm/TV Reporter Kwame Owusu Asante Shadrack, narrated that the victim who was in dire need of the money reported the incident to the suspect’s father.
The suspect, Uncle Joe who was not pleased with the manner the victim revealed the issue to his father angrily went to the victim’s house with an offensive weapon.
The suspect however attempted to stab the victim’s stomach.
Out of dismay, the victim grabbed the cutlass with both hands and the suspect forcefully pulled it, resulting in cutting 8 of his fingers.
The suspect absconded after inflicting wounds on the victim.
The case was reported to the Assin Fosu Police Command.
And the police have since launched investigations into the matter.