A/R: Farmer Shot Dead Over Palm Wine Tapping Pipe At Nweneso
A 45 year old farmer has been shot dead by colleague at Nweneso No.1 in the Atwima Kwanwoma District of the Ashanti Region in a fight for palm wine tapping pipe. The deceased who was also identified as Yaw Kwakye surrendered to the injuries he also sustained in his left armpit after he was also shot by two suspects during a
struggle at a palm wine tapping site. The brother of the deceased Isaac Manu says, the incident happened on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. He also continued that, Yaw Kwakye had a misunderstanding with one Mr Mustapha, 35 and Mr Paa Willie 48, over a palm wine tapping pipe which also led to a fight between them on the farm too.
According to the reports, Yaw Kwakye, the deceased, on the day of the incident went to the site where all the two suspects were working to also claim his pipe and some money owed him too by the two whom he used to work with until his demise. He added that it was quite unclear what transpired between the three which led to the gun shot, however, the lifeless body of the deceased was
later found on the farm with gun wounds. The Assembly Member of the area, Hon Kwame Atinka stated that the two suspects have been arrested by the Foase Police Command to assist investigations. He also added that details of incident are yet to be disclosed by the Police. The body has also since been deposited at the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital for further examination.