Woman’s throat slashed for rituals

Woman’s throat slashed for rituals

A 35-year-old woman, Akosua Agyapomaa has had her throat slashed by unidentified assailants on her cocoa farm at Agogoso, near Kwadwo Nkwanta in the Adansi North District of the Ashanti Region.

The body of the mother of one was discovered on her cocoa farm near a footpath that leads to Adansi Awona by residents who alerted the police force in the area.

Speaking to DAILY GUIDE, District Police Commander of Fomena, Supt Yaw Obeng Asubonteng said investigations are underway to find the culprits of the heinous crime.

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Local residents who expressed shock at the incident said they did not discover blood at the scene with some alleging that she might have been used for rituals.

Husband of the deceased, Kwabena Mensah said he left the house at Agogoso around 9 pm to visit a friend, while Akosua Agyapomaa was preparing dinner for the family, but could not trace her upon his return.

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He narrated that since the woman frequently visited her parents in the next village- Adansi Awona, he thought the deceased had gone there and never bothered to look for her.

Mr Mensah said he only got to known about the death of his wife when the Odikro, a sub-divisional chief broke the news to him.

The police have not made arrests so far.The body of the deceased has since been deposited at the morgue of the Peace Land Hospital.

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