19-yr old TTI student stabbed to death by girlfriend

An eighteen (18) old second-year student of the Methodist Senior High Senior School in Sekondi in the Western Region, Monica Derry, has allegedly stabbed her 19-year-old boyfriend, Emmanuel Asante to death.

According to reports, the deceased, Emmanuel Asante, a second-year building and construction student at the Takoradi Technical Institute, had a quarrel with his teenage girlfriend on Saturday night, November 18, at Fijai, a suburb of Sekondi-Takoradi around 8:30pm.

The girlfriend reportedly pulled a kitchen knife and stabbed him in the heat of the argument.

It is however unclear what sparked the disagreement between the teenage lovers.

Emmanuel Asante,, the deceased.

The deceased was pronounced dead shortly on arrival at the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital in Sekondi.

The father of the deceased, Osei Kojo, told Citi News’ Western Regional Correspondent, Obrempong Yaw Ampofo, that he had been against the romantic relationship because he believed the two were too young, and needed to focus on their education.

According to the father, when news got to him that his first son had been stabbed, he could not believe it, because to the best of his knowledge, he had called off the relationship between the two.

He however admitted that, some community members had informed him that the two were secretly continuing the affair.

According to  Obrempong Yaw Ampofo, Monica Derry, the suspect, is currently in the grips of the Takoradi central police command.

By: Farida Yusif/

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