Police hunt for 32-yr old man for killing his wife and child

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The Police in the Central Region is searching for Kwame Obey, a 32-year-old man who murdered his wife and child, and also left their three other children with severe injuries.

The Central Regional Police Command on October 14, received information from the Denkyira Wawase Police station indicating that one Kwame Obey of Mamakwaa Cottage, a suburb of Bobi Camp near Denkyira Gyankobo, had hit his 28-year-old wife, Ekua and four children with a club.

This resulted in the death of Ekua his wife and Afia Otoo Anuonyam, her daughter.

In an interview with  Citi News, Irene Oppong, the Central Regional Police Public Relations Officer, she explained that the three other children sustained various degrees of injury and are being treated at the  Twifo Praso Government Hospital where they are responding to treatment.

She mentioned that the police upon receipt of the distress call proceeded to the scene and found the lifeless bodies of the two in a pool of blood.

The bodies with mutilated faces were found near a mortar, pestle and partly pounded fufu.

“The suspect after the act, bolted and his whereabouts is unknown to the police, but efforts are being made to arrest the culprit and bring him to book.”

According to the Regional Police PRO, the scene was filmed by a private photographer.

Police have however retrieved the bodies of the deceased and conveyed it to the Twifo Praso Government Hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy.

Man allegedly ‘stones’ 32-year-old wife to death in Kasoa

A 32-year-old woman, Gloria Akorley, was also recently stoned to death allegedly by her husband at Amuzukope, also at Kasoa in the Central Region.

A daughter of the deceased, who confirmed the death to Citi News said her father usually engages her mother in heated arguments and occasionally threatens to kill her and use her for rituals.

The man has been remanded for two weeks in police custody by the Awutu Ofaakor Circuit Court, presided over by his lordship Ebenezer Osei Darko.

In an interview with Citi News, the Ofaakor District Police Commander, DSP Christopher Dakey, said the suspect, Nicholas Akorley, admitted that he indeed killed the wife.

He again explained to the court that upon seeing that his wife had lost interest in their marriage and had applied for divorce he planned to kill her.

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