Information reaching us has it that one of the people who stabbed him identified as Sumaila Tijani who was arrested by the police in connection to the murder has been remanded for two weeks by Asokore Mampong Municipal Court after appearing in court for the first time on Monday, November 19, 2018.
Tijani on November 8 was arrested. A source at the Ashanti Regional Police Command confirming the arrest said the suspect Sumaila was arrested at his hideout at Atimatim in the Tafo-Pankrono Municipality of the Ashanti region.
The Ghanaian actor was stabbed to death around 10:30 am on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at Akurem, a suburb between Aboabo and Sawaaba in Kumasi.
According to what we gathered, Abass tried to separate a fight between the brother-in-law of his boss and he ended up picking up a fight with him instead.
During their scuffle, two people stabbed him after which the fled from the area. Whiles been rushed to the hospital to seek medical attention the actor passed on.
Meanwhile, Tijani’s case has been adjourned till December 3, 2018.
Narrating the incident to the press, Manhyia Divisional Commander, ACP Kwaku Buah explained saying;
“This morning around 10:30 am, a young man who is popularly known and called in Kumasi by the name Blinkz, an actor with Kumawood and a worker at Acheamfour Terminal visited his master’s house at Akurem where he met the master’s wife and brother exchange words. He found it worrying and tried to intervene, however, the brother to his master’s wife took offence with his intervention which eventually turned into a fight.”
“Brother to the master’s wife and another guy present then attacked Blinkz with knives and in the action stabbed him. One stabbed him in the ribs and the other sliced him in the back, he fell and collapsed. He was immediately rushed to the Manhyia Hospital where he was pronounced dead minutes later”