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06.08.2004 Tabloid News

Fisherman arrested for biting-off lip of colleague

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Cape Coast Aug.6, GNA - The Police in Cape Coast have arrested Kwabena Shaisey, a fisherman for allegedly assaulting and biting-off the lip of a colleague.

Madam Comfort Mensah, a fishmonger and a sister of the victim, Kwesi Mensah, told the Ghana News Agency, in Cape Coast that a long-standing dispute between the two fishermen degenerated into a scuffle last Wednesday.

She said Shaisey hit the head of her brother with a piece of cement block and followed it up with the bite.

Madam Comfort said Kwabena took to his heels after the action but was apprehended and handed over to the police.

Police Sergeant Atta Boateng, of the Cape Coast District Police Station confirmed the incident to the