60-year-old arrested for butchering his wife to death

A 60-year-old Yikatey Somatey is in the grips of the Police for allegedly butchering his wife to death at Gando near Nyanyema a suburb of the Sawla-Tuna Kalba District of the Savannah region.

Her disposed body was found in the bush in a pool of blood.

The suspect accused his deceased wife, Bora Bonbiatey 57, of cheating on him with another man.

According to the Sawla District Police Commander, ASP Degraft Armah Adjei who confirmed the news to journalists said the uncle of the deceased reported the incident to the police and accused the suspect of killing his niece in the bush.

He revealed, police immediately moved to the scene.

“When the police got there, the deceased was lying in a pool of blood with multiple wounds on her head believed to be from cutlass.”

He added, the suspect was arrested and will be arraigned after investigations.

ASP Degraft cautioned residents against taking the laws into their own hands.

Information gathered by 3news.com in relation to the incident indicates the suspect Yikatey Somatey lured his wife to the bush in the name of performing a family ritual.

While in the bush, he poured pepper in her face before butchering her with the cutlass.

The body of the deceased has since been handed over to the family for burial.

Source : 3news.com

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