A man in his early 30s, has been arrested by police for allegedly killing his five-year-old step son with a screw driver over an argument with his wife.
The incident according to myrepubliconline source occurred Wednesday evening at Kodie a suburb of Afigya-Kwabre East District in the Ashanti Region.
The man, identified as Nana Yaw, also known as Akofem is said to have severely beaten his wife over misunderstanding. His wife managed to run for cover.
According to report, Akomfem turned his anger to his step son, Richard and strike him with a screw driver many times till he bled and fell unconscious. A neighbour rushed to the scene to take the bleeding child to the St. Patrick hospital but was referred to Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital were the he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Akomfem was later arrested by the Kodie police.
Richard’s body has been deposited at the morgue of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital for autopsy.