According to the Police report, a 46-year-old Kwesi Kumi who killed his wife Adiza Ibrahim at Breman Asikuma in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District in the central region has also poised himself and died
The Late Kwesi Kumi killed his wife following a misunderstanding that ensued between them on Tuesday, 6 July 2021.
The suspect, alias One Stone, subsequently fled and attempted to commit suicide by drinking a bottle of poison but survived after some police officers saved his life.
He later died while on admission at the Apam Government Hospital.
According to the police, on the day of the crime, at about 8 pm, one Adams Quainoo accompanied by a certain Mariama Ayub Bawa, made an official complaint to the police that at about 5:30 pm that same day, he was in the house when three people: Afrakoma, Fati, and Adam, came to inform him that they received information that the suspect had stabbed his(Adam) sister to death in her room.
He then forced his sister’s door open and found her dead in a pool of blood.
The police, together with the complainant, proceeded to the scene at Mbraa Street, Asikuma.
The complainant led the police into the room of the murdered woman and found the body in a supine position in a puddle of blood.
The police said upon a careful inspection of the body, a “big cut” was found on her chest with a kitchen knife sticking deep inside the wound and the body was deposited at Our Lady of Grace Hospital mortuary, Asikuma, for preservation and autopsy.
The police said the information gathered indicates that there was a misunderstanding between the couple that led to the stabbing
The suspect then locked up the room and fled.
On the same day, the police command at Ekumfi Otuam had information that a man suspected to have drunk poison was found lying unconscious by the roadside in the area.
The police rescued and sent him to the Apam Government Hospital for treatment.
Suspecting that there could be more to the attempted suicide, the police said the investigator probed further after the suspect gained consciousness and confessed to trying to end his life.
The suspect, according to the police, later confessed that he had committed a crime at Asikuma.
The Asikuma police command was contacted and confirmed that a case of murder involving the suspect’s wife had taken place in the area.