Crime and Punishment

Man butchers wife to death

45year old cocoa farmer, Yaw Ponju has butchered his wife to death at Kokuma-krom, near Nsuta, a farming community in the Techiman south district of the Brong Ahafo region.

The deceased, 38year old Ama Bikama lived with suspect Yaw Ponju under the same roof and were survived by 7 children.

According to residents, the oldest son of the couple reported the incident to the elders of the town this morning after he returned from a nearby town to find his mother butchered and lying in pool of blood.
Reports indicate that the boy came to meet his father, Yaw Ponju sitting outside whiles the remains of his mother lied in their room.

He questioned his father about what happened but he could not utter a word, so he reported the matter to the youth and elders of the town who trooped to the scene to witness the gruesome murder, but suspect Yaw Ponju had already fled the town.

They later alerted the police who rushed to the scene and conveyed the remains of Ama Bikama to the Techiman Holy family hospital mortuary.

Source: Otecfmghana

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