The Eastern Regional Police has mounted a search for the arrest of Kwadwo Asamoah, popularly known as Akyem Boye, 40, for assaulting and killing his elder brother, Kwasi Asante, 46, at Adasewase near Anyinam in the Atiwa East District of the Eastern Region.
The suspect, Asamoah, was said to have hit the elder brother with a club leading to his death after which he fled.
The Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Ebenezer Tetteh told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that the police heard about the incident and rushed to the village.
He said when the police arrived at the village, they found the body of the deceased laid in state ready to be conveyed to the cemetery for burial.
DSP Tetteh said physical inspection of the dead body revealed that the deceased bled from the nostrils, had injuries on the head, swollen right eye, bruises on the right shoulder and a cut on the right thumb.
DSP Tetteh said photographs were taken of the body of the deceased and the corpse deposited at the Police Hospital mortuary in Accra for autopsy and preservation.
He assured that the police were doing everything possible to apprehend the suspect to assist in further investigation.