Farmer killed in palm wine fight

A 53-year-old palm wine tapper, Nobert Ataafi, has been killed in Alavanyo Wudidi in the Volta Region during a disagreement over palm wine.

According to eyewitnesses, the deceased was allegedly killed by his colleague Akakpovi Tsatsu when he refused to give the latter some of his local wine.

The eyewitnesses said 52-year-old Tsatsu, who is popularly known as Kodzovi Komla, amid the rage shot at Ataafi and fled.

According to the police, some irate residents physically assaulted the suspect when he was tracked down from his hideout. He was later handed over to the Kpando police for investigation.