Carpenter slaughtered by unknown assailant in Peki

A 37-year old carpenter at the Peki Government Hospital in the Volta Region, has been allegedly slaughtered by an unknown assailant in his room.

The deceased, Philip Ahornu, was said to have been taking a nap when the unknown assailant broke into his room and attacked him inflicting  cutlass wounds on his body on Thursday.

An eyewitness who spoke to Citi News narrated that, the unknown assailant after allegedly committing the crime, took to his heels.

He added that, the victim, who initially passed out and had his intestines gushing out, was rushed to the Peki Government Hospital and later to the Volta Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

The youth in the area have since mounted a manhunt to apprehend the assailant.

By: King Norbert Akpablie/