A man from Koforidua in the Eastern Region has killed his wife over a mirror marital misunderstanding
Reports say Abeiku, who is the suspect had attempted to poison his wife’s food. But failed after the woman found out and refused to touch the food.
As days went by, the misunderstanding between them developed with the man threatening to end her life. The threats were not taken seriously by the woman. She thought her husband meant no harm.
According to Starr FM, the woman moved to live with her mother in the Begoro area of the same region. After the couple’s marriage with two children collapsed a year ago.
However, she came back after the situation had largely been addressed.
The deceased’s remains have now been transported by police to a mortuary, pending more investigation.
A manhunt is currently underway in Accra for the suspected commercial driver who travels between Koforidua and Kasoa.
The victim’s uncle, Wofa Kwasi, said that he intervened when the couple’s disagreement grew worse in the days leading up to Christmas.
The uncle said; “The suspect and the now-deceased wife came to me with some sort of misunderstanding, and I listened to both of them.” The wife claimed that her husband had been threatening to kill him and then kill himself.”
“I was upset and decided to let them be apart for a year in order to settle the issue and bring about harmony. But the woman left for her mother’s house for Christmas. I waited for them to come back so that I could make a decision, only to learn that the woman came back yesterday. And was killed this morning.”