Kumawood actor and make-up artist, Abass Nurudeen popularly known as Abdulai Blinks, was stabbed to death in Sawaba, a suburb of Kumasi while trying to interrupt a fight between his employer’s wife and brother-in-law.
Reports of the actors’ death hit social media yesterday leaving many in doubt as to what really happened but confirming the news, the Manhyia Divisional Commander, ACP Kwaku Buah said the reports were true.
Narrating the incident to the press, he 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 offense 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.”
Blinkz is known for his villain roles in Kumawood action movies. He has starred in several movies alongside Kwadwo Nkansah ‘Lil Win’, Akrobeto, Christiana Awuni, Akua Ataac ‘Kyeiwaa’, Agya Koo, Akrobeto and other top Kumawood stars.