Ghanaian man, 35 has been arrested for allegedly killing his 50-year-old cousin after she refused to marry him.
The suspect, Kpeyiri Neiba, was arrested this week by the Sawla Divisional Police Command for the murder of Janet Ansaaku.
The incident occurred at Uro-Mekaa near Kalba in the Sawla-Tuna Kalba District of the Savannah Region in Ghana.
According to the Police, during interrogation, the suspect confessed to the gruesome killing, stating that the deceased failed to marry him.
The Savannah Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Adjekum Owusu, who confirmed the incident said on Thursday, May 27, one Martin Kojo Soyintey residing at Vongbe near Kalba called at Sawla charge office with a report that Neiba had murdered his cousin called Janet Ansaaku in the bush at Uro-Mekaa.
The police accompanied the complainant to the scene of the crime at Uro-Mekaa and found Janet lying in a pool of her own blood as a result of the cuts on her body.
The body was sent to the Sawla District Hospital and a post-mortem was subsequently performed on the body before it was released to the bereaved family for burial.