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How House Boy Killed His Boss With Scissors

A 26 year old Burkinabe Ghana based has murdered his boss who happens to be a former Principal of St. Monica’s Training College at Asante Mampong to death.
The culprit identified as Osman Yakubu committed the gruesome act at about 9pm on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the residence of the deceased Lucy Perah Tawaih in Abelemkpe, Accra.


During the tragic incident Yakubu was said to have machete two other house helps for attempting to rescue Madam Tawiah whom he inflicted several wounds on with his machete before stabbing her with the pair of scissors.


Speaking with Citi FM in an interview, the Tesano District Police Commander, DSP Edward Tetteh narrated the tragic incident saying:

‘On Saturday, the suspect, Osman Yakubu, used two machetes and a pair of scissors which he had in his possession to commit the heinous crime.


 Without any invitation, he entered the hall of the deceased’s one storey building at Abelemkpe around 9pm on Saturday, wielding the machetes.



‘When he was asked by Micheal Abiesa 24 and Raymond Achinekwa, 23, both house helps of the deceased what he wanted at the hall, Osman immediately inflicted deep cuts on various parts of their bodies. He cut Micheal in such a way that he collapsed instantly.


He then proceeded to Lucy Peprah Tawiah’s room, inflicted wounds on the nape of her neck, face , head and then stabbed her with the pair of scissors he had with him.


 A taxi driver, Bonney Djanison who attempted to come to their rescue, following the screams he heard from the house also sustained wounds on his arm.’


Osman Yakubu who is presently being investigated for the tragic act was arrested at the residence after he committed the incident.

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