One of the victims had his finger reduce off after the incident which occurred at Anyaa NIC, a suburb of Accra within the early hours of Tuesday, September 20, 2022.
According to a report carried by United Television (UTV), the alleged mentally in poor health man, recognized solely as Mawuko, was noted for killing residents’ fowl for consumption, however they’d at all times been afraid of confronting him as a result of he at all times held a machete, with which he generally terrorised them with.
However, on the day of the incident, one of many victims reportedly learnt that Mawuko was killing his fowl, so he grew to become livid and marched to his place of abode the place he confronted him, main to an argument and a bodily battle.
Mawuko then tried to use the machete with which he was killing the fowl to slaughter the victim, and in an try to defend himself one in all his fingers bought chopped off.
Another relative of the primary victim, who realised that his brother’s life was at threat, rushed to the scene to give him assist to disarm Mawuko however he additionally ended up having his hand break up into two halves.
Mawuko is said to have lived within the neighbourhood for a few years and constructed a picket construction connected to the fence wall of one of many residents.
The frightened home-owner had reportedly complained to the police of the area in regards to the possible hazard Mawuko posed to the security of residents, however the legislation enforcement officers allegedly told him that it was not their job to take away Mawuko from the area.