Tenant stabs co-tenant over electricity bills


    A revenue officer at Kintampo Municipal Assembly, only identified as Fred stabbed his co-tenant, Stephen Boakye, during a heated argument over electricity bill in a compound house in Kintampo.

    Fred stabbed Boakye who is a laboratory assistant at the Kintampo municipal hospital when a disagreement arose in the compound house during the sharing of light bills.

    The incident happened on Wednesday evening around 7:15 pm.

    Boakye sustained multiple wounds around the chest and the abdomen, an indication that the he suffered sporadic stabbing.

    Boakye after the incident was rushed to the Kintampo Municipal Hospital for emergency treatment but was referred to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) for special attention as his condition worsened.

    Other tenants who would not speak on record, said the disagreement over utility bill is only an immediate cause as according to them there have been a form of cold war between the two.

    The suspect is at large and the police have intensified efforts at arresting him.