Crime & Punishment of 2014-06-19

Jealous husband butchers wife

A 28-year-old man is reported to have hacked his wife to death on suspicion that she is cheating on him.

Kwame Amponsah is reported to have butchered his 24-year-old wife with an axe for alleged infidelity at Addeikrom near Bonsu Nkwanta in the Western region.

The suspect is currently on the run.

The couple have reportedly been together for the past eight years and have two children.

The Juaboso District Police Commander, DSP Isaac Cobbena Akligbe confirmed the incident to Adom News, adding that the police have mounted a search for Kwame Amponsah.