A 16-year-old student of the Nkwadum D/A Junior High School in the Akontombra District of the Western North region has allegedly been stabbed to death by a schoolmate.
The victim, Akua Kumah and the suspect, Francisca Hayford are reported to have been fighting over a boy.
Assemblyman for Nkwadum Electoral area, Isaac Etsie said the incident occurred when the students had a misunderstanding after they closed from school on Monday.
“I was informed on Monday evening that two students were having a fight and during the fisticuffs the 15-year-old in JHS 2 stabbed the 16-year-old in JHS 3 in the breast,” he narrated.
A Physician Assistant at the Sefwi Nsawora Health Centre, Charles Kwabena Amoako, also said that the victim was brought in dead.
He disclosed that the victim was stabbed in the chest, causing her to bleed to death.
Meanwhile, the deceased has been deposited at the Sefwi-Wiawso Government Hospital for autopsy.
However, the suspect is in police custody at Sefwi-Akontombra assisting with investigations.