Heartbreaking as 35-year-old man kills cousin for refusing to marry him in Savannah Region

Heartbreaking as 35-year-old man kills cousin for refusing to marry him in Savannah Region

- A 50-year-old woman has been killed by her cousin

- This was after she rejected his marriage proposal

- He’s currently in the grips of the Sawla District Police Command

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News reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that a 35-year-old man has been arrested by the Sawla District Police Command for allegedly killing his 50-year-old cousin at Uro-Mekaa near Kalba in the Savannah Region.

Heartbreaking as 35-year-old man kills cousin for refusing to marry him in Savannah Region
Heartbreaking as 35-year-old man kills cousin for refusing to marry him in Savannah Region
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The suspect, Kpeyiri Neiba, reportedly killed his cousin, Janet Anssaku, for rejecting his marriage proposal, graphic.com.gh reported.

The police found Anssaku’s mortal remains at the crime scene with a deep cut on the head in a pool of blood.

The suspect was arrested on Thursday.

The 50-year-old’s body has been released to the bereaving family for burial. This was after an autopsy was conducted.

In a separate development on YEN.com.gh, a police officer was interdicted for insulting President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.

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Corporal Frederick Kwaku Dzemeki, who is stationed at Prampram was arrested by the Tema Regional Police Command.

He reportedly insulted the president and the vice president, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia on an online show hosted by maverick broadcaster, Captain Smart, Kasapafmonline reported citing police wireless message.

“Our leaders are very stupid and stubborn. They don’t reason at all. Ghana is sick. Number 1 is sick and number two too is sick,” the interdicted officer wrote in the comment section of the online show on Facebook.

He was expected at the Regional Police headquarters today, Friday, May 28, 2021, at 1000Hrs.

In the meantime, a court in Accra fined a 46-year-old driver GHS960 or in default, serve an eight-week jail term for destroying the fence wall of the president’s Nima residence.

Antaru Issaka was charged with careless and inconsiderate driving and causing damage. He was also slapped with the charges of driving without a license, use of a motor vehicle with an expired roadworthy certificate among others.

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Isaaka pleaded guilty to all the charges, Ghana News Agency (GNA) reported. He was thus convicted on his own plea and sentenced by the court presided over by Ama Adomako Kwakye.

Isaaka, a mechanic was driving a Mercedes-Benz ML 320 with registration number GS 5885 Z when the incident happened on May 15, 2021.

The brake of the vehicle allegedly failed and to avoid hitting the vehicles in front of him, he veered off the road and rammed into the fence wall of the president’s house.

The accused was found to be an unlicensed driver during the investigation.

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