Another tragic incident has happened at Sefwi Sika Ne Asem in Akontombra District in the Western North Region as Kwame Dominic 57yrs has shot his wife Akua Mercy 42yrs to death over a misunderstanding that ensued between them
According to the Eyewitness, the deceased (Akua Mercy) told his husband that she was no more interested in the marriage; this pronouncement by the deceased did not augur well with the husband so it generated intense argument between them, and the woman later packed her belongings and left home
Mr Kwame Dominic having realized that his wife Akua Mercy has jilted from home, chased her with a gun, shot her to death and quickly ran to Sefwi Nsawora in the same District.
The Suspect after visiting the drinking spot started confessing that he has shot his wife to death, and this made some men who were around beat him to death
The police are yet to go to the scene to pick up the dead body for autopsy and further investigation.
The deceased left behind three (3) children
The country has recorded several cases with a space of one week.
A similar incident happened in Birim North as a 37-year-old man has allegedly killed his ex-wife Abena Agatha, aged 28 and killed himself at Birim North District in the Eastern Region.
Sources say, on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at about 10:00 am, the man -Yaw Asare invited his ex-wife to his room under false pretence and suddenly pulled a single barrel gun and shot the ex-wife in her chest at close range.
He also committed suicide by shooting himself to death with the same gun.
The Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh, said they are yet to establish the reason for the man’s action
DSP Ebenezer Tetteh told the press that the Police received information on the incident at about 11:20 am and when they went to the scene, they saw the bodies of the two lying in a pool of blood with a barrel gun and spent shell conceived in the gun’s chamber was seen close to the bodies in the room.