A 48-year-old man, Francis Kwofie, has been arrested by the police in the Western Region for allegedly killing his wife at Windy Ridge in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis.
The suspect, a private security officer, is said to have beaten his wife, Akoley Klotey, to death after accusing her of infidelity.
Confirming the story in an interview with DAILY GUIDE, ASP Olivia Ewurabena Adiku, Western Regional Police Public Relations Officer, said that yesterday at about 5:00 am, one Fuseina Ali of Windy Ridge went to the police station and reported the incident.
Fuseina Ali, a neighbour to the deceased, indicated in her report to the police that Francis Kwofie brutally assaulted the wife until she became unconscious.
ASP Adiku claimed that the police rushed to the scene and met the woman, aged about 48 years, lying naked unconscious in an uncompleted building.
She was rushed to the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital in Sekondi for treatment but was pronounced dead on arrival.
According to the PRO, when the body was carefully inspected, multiple bruises were found on it.
The body was later deposited at the same hospital mortuary awaiting autopsy.
She pointed out that initial investigation into the case revealed that the suspect purportedly beat his wife to death on grounds of infidelity.
She added that Francis Kwofie had been detained for further investigation.”
From Emmanuel Opoku, Takoradi