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Man killed while breaking up fight at Akyem Dwaso

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A 28-year-old ‘aboboyaa’ rider, Yaw Amoako, tragically lost his life while trying to defuse a conflict in Akyem Dwaso, Eastern Region.

According to emerging accounts, Mr Amoako was with his three-month-old fiancée when he heard a disturbance outside.

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Investigating, he found a familiar face being attacked by a group.

Mr Amoako intervened, using a belt to try and stop the assault.

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In the heat of the moment, Nana Opoku, the alleged assailant, purportedly stabbed Mr Amoako three times, resulting in his demise.

Agya Dan from Rainbow Radio recounted the sequence of events leading to the incident on Nyankonton Mu Nsem.

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Mr Opoku had met a woman at a funeral in another town, sparking conflict with her fiancé.

This altercation culminated in Opoku being assaulted by the woman’s fiancé and his friends.

A week later, at another event, Opoku encountered his assailant again, leading to another altercation.

Mr Amoako intervened to break it up, only to be fatally stabbed allegedly by Mr Opoku with assistance from another individual named Kwesi.

Amoako’s body is now at the Kyebi Government Hospital Mortuary pending further investigation.

Mr Opoku is in custody and facing trial, while Kwesi and other suspects remain at large.

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