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‘I killed my father because he first threatened to kill me’-Suspect

The 28-year-old man, Kelvin Quist Agbenyega Mawuli, who allegedly butchered his father to death at Okorase near Koforidua in the Eastern Region has told the Police during interrogation and caution statement that his late father threatened to kill him first.

Emmanuel Degraft Quist Agbenyega, a 57-year-old retired accountant, according to the suspect, first pulled a cutlass on him but managed to escape on April 8, 2018 hence his revenge the next day.

The suspect Monday took a cutlass being used by his father to unplug coconut fruits in the house to hack him several times killing him instantly.

Appearing before the Koforidua District Magistrate Court ‘B’ Wednesday, for the committal proceedings, the suspect begged for forgiveness.

Monitoring proceedings for, Starr News’ Eastern regional correspondent Kojo Ansah reported that the accused immediately turned to the wall in the courtroom and remorsefully asked God to forgive him, adding he would never do that [murder] again.

The suspect’s plea, according to Ansah, was not heard by the presiding judge His Worship Eric Danning who remanding him and adjourned the case to April 26, 2018 to enable police complete its investigations.

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