A man believed to be in his mid-50s, has reportedly beheaded a 70-year-old man at Hohoe in the Volta Region on Tuesday.
The suspect, Fred Mensah was said to have met the the old man on his way to the farm and butchered him without an provocation.
He chopped off the head and hands of the old man who was working on his farm.
After the dastardly act, the suspect who is said to be mentally challenged paraded the town with the severed head and hands following which he was arrested by the youth of the town who called in the police.
Eben Salifu, a resident, who spoke to Adom News’ Kofi Adjei said the timely intervention by the police saved the suspect from being lynched by the angry residents.
Meanwhile, the police have commenced investigations into the matter while the body has been conveyed to the Hohoe Government Hospital.
The suspect is currently behind bars at the Hohoe Police Station
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