A 45-year-old driver has been lynched by a mob at Nkawkaw-Mamaso after allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death at Mamaso in the Kwahu West Municipality.
The bodies of both have been deposited at the Nkawkaw Holy Family Hospital for autopsy.
Briefing the Ghana News Agency (GNA), the Nkawkaw Municipal Police Commander, Superintendent Jeff Darko, said at about 1040 hours on Wednesday, the police had information that the taxi driver, Kofi Asirifi, had inflicted several knife wounds on her girlfriend, Mabel Pomaa, a 25-year-old trader at Mamaso.
He said when the police got to the scene, they saw Asirifi lying down unconscious whiles, Pomaa had been rushed to the hospital for treatment.
Supt. Darko said the police also rushed Asirifi to the same hospital for treatment but he died later, whiles Pomaa died at the surgical ward.