XYZ News has gathered that the penis of a father of three has been chopped off by five assailants as punishment for dating the girlfriend of one of the attackers.
The victim, whose name has been given only as James, a married man and final year student of Gbewaa College of Education in the Upper East region, was attacked on campus on Friday August 23, 2013.
The assault happened in broad day light on the College’s campus.
XYZ News’ Upper East regional Correspondent Musa Lansah reports that the attackers ambushed the victim, overpowered him and severed off his phallus after confronting him about dating their colleague’s girlfriend, Comfort.
Police in Pusiga have arrested a young man in connection with the alleged crime.
The four other accomplices are on the run.
Comfort is also in the custody of the Police helping with investigations.
Musa Lansah says James is currently receiving treatment at the Akonye Memorial Hospital.
Crime Officer of Bawku, Adamu Seidu who confirmed the incident to XYZ News said James’ phallus was completely severed off with a knife.