Police investigators in Port Kaituma in Region One, have detained a 17-year-old youth from the village, who is accused of murdering a 21-year-old porknocker from the same community.
The porknocker’s body was found at the side of the roadway near his home with blood oozing from his head early this morning.
Persons in the area said on Monday night, the porknocker and the 17-year-old were seen at a shop drinking alcoholic beverages. They were both intoxicated, according to a Police report.
A farmer who discovered the man’s lifeless body and rushed him to the hospital on an ATV, said he was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.
It is suspected that the man might have been hit across the head.
Investigators carried out searches at the scene and eventually arrested the lone suspect this afternoon.