Crime & Law

Man arrested for killing a woman who refused to marry him

Police in the Savannah Region have arrested a 35-year-old man in connection with the death of his 25-year-old cousin.

The remains of the victim, Janet Ansaaku, who is believed to be 25 years were found in a nearby bush at the outskirts of Vongbe, a community near Sawla in the Savannah Region.

After preliminary investigations, the police arrested the suspect who admitted to committing the crime after the victim refused to marry him.

Acting Public Relations Officer of the Savannah Regional Police Command, Inspector Adjei Owusu who confirmed the incident to reporters said a case of murder is being investigated

“So we saw the victim lying dead. The body was deposited at Sawla Clinic and has been released [to her family] for burial. But the information received from an informant led police to the hideout of the suspect who was arrested and he is currently in police custody helping us with investigations”, the police spokesperson said.

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