The Assin Fosu Divisional Police Command has apprehended a mechanic from Assin Atonsu in the Assin Central municipality on suspicion of stabbing to death a 25-year-old boy, Samuel Ofori, over a football dispute, according to the police.
According to sources, the deceased, also known as Paa Akwasi, got into a disagreement with the suspect when he (the deceased) was denied the opportunity to participate in a football training session on Friday morning.
They were separated on the pitch, according to eyewitnesses, but the fight continued in the afternoon about 1:30 pm, during which the suspect, who has only been identified as Charles, fatally stabbed the dead in the chest, resulting in his death.
He passed just as soon as he arrived at the hospital.
In the meantime, the deceased’s body has been sent to St Francis Hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy, according to police.