Koforidua: Man stabbed over pregnancy

Two men have been put before court in Koforidua for fighting over a pregnancy, leading to a stab.

The two accused persons are Mawuli Debrah, 42, a spinner,  and Tahiru Ahmed ,33, a driver .

Presenting the facts of the case before a Koforidua Circuit Court, the Prosecutor, Chief Inspector  Bernard Annor explained that the two accused persons are both residents of Koforidua-Nsukwao in the Eastern region .

He said  Debrah accused Ahmed of  impregnating his sister but failing to accept responsibility causing ” medical implications ” for his sister.

The situation created enmity between the two accused persons which resulted in fierce fighting.

He said later in the evening around 10pm  that fateful day, the accused persons again met and engaged in another fight in which Tahiru Ahmed sustained a deep scissors stab in his chest .

Both reported the case to the  Police and  medical forms were issued to the two to attend hospital for medical treatment,  where Ahmed undergone a surgery at the  regional Hospital, Koforidua .

After investigations the two accused persons were charged for disturbing public  peace while Mawuli Debrah was hit with an additional charge of causing harm.

The Koforidua Circuit Court fined Debrah GHC1,200,  in default,  he serves a year prison sentence on count one while  Ahmed was cautioned and discharged .

However ,Mawuli is expected to reappear before court for trial on charge of Causing harm.