A 16-year-old junior student, Francisca Hayford has stabbed a fellow female student to death over alleged boyfriend tussle.
It has been reported that the incident happened at Nkwadum D/A Junior High School in the Akontombra District of the Western North region of Ghana, when Francisca stabbed the victim on the breast which eventually led to her death.
Corpse of the dead schoolgirl identified as Akua Kumah, 15, has been deposited at the Sefwi-Wiawso Government Hospital for autopsy.
Assemblyman for Nkwadum Electoral Area, Isaac Etsie, said the misunderstanding ensued between the two students while they were returning from school on Monday May 23.
“I was informed on Monday evening that two students were having a fight, and during the fisticuffs, the 15-year-old in JHS 2 stabbed the 16-year-old in JHS 3 in the breast.”
A physician assistant at the Sefwi Nsawora Health Centre, Charles Kwabena Amoako, also disclosed that the victim was brought in dead.
The suspect miss Hayford is in police custody as at the time of filing this report.