The Member of Parliament for the Okaikwei Central Constituency, Patrick Yaw Boamah has called on the Ghana Police Service to as a matter of urgency arrest and bring to book the individuals responsible for the recent stabbing incident at Abeka which led to the unfortunate death of one person.
According to him, such an unfortunate incident must not be allowed to reoccur.
Beyond the destruction of properties and injuries sustained by some persons in the area in the independence day eve incident.
The Police are currently on a manhunt for the assailant, whose name has been given as Nuhu, alias ‘Not Nice’.
The Member of Parliament for the area believes that all stakeholders must work to ensure peace in the constituency.
“The incident is unfortunate and I condemn it. I always ask for peace within and outside the constituency and across the country. This unfortunate incident must not happen. It is a criminal matter that the police is investigating and I encourage the police to do whatever it takes to arrest the person who caused the stabbing incident that led to the death of the gentleman.”
According to reports from the Accra Regional Police Command, the police received information on March 4, 2019, that a young man had been stabbed by another young man near the Abeka public toilet following a brawl between the two of them.
The brawl was said to have been caused by some misunderstanding between the two over a shisha.
The casualty of the brawl, Mohamed Kamal was stabbed in his collar bone and the left rib with a knife.
He was rushed to the Ridge Hospital and was admitted at the Intensive Care Unit but died around 2 a.m. on March 5, 2019.
The 62nd Independence anniversary parade, which was to be held at the Fadama Cluster of Schools, was cancelled because of the clashes.
The Police has reached out to the National Chief Imam, to inform him about the development and called for his assistance to help address the matter.