Man kills wife, butchers mother-in-law

A man is on the run after he shot and killed his wife and inflicted machete wounds on his mother-in-Law.

The unfortunate incident reportedly occurred in the early hours of Thursday at an area called three Brothers at Sankore of the Ahafo region.

Priscilla Yeboah who is a witness narrated the ordeal on Adom FM and identified the deceased as Gifty.

According to her, Gifty packed from her husband’s house barely two months ago following a small misunderstanding that led to a divorce.

The witness explained that Gifty had been in the house of her parents together with her three children until her untimely demise on Thursday morning

She said, the angry husband stormed the premises of his ex wife wielding a machete and a gun in his hands and committed the heinous crime.

” He had an altercation with the wife and attempted to fire the gun which led to a struggle over the weapon. A first shot was fired but into the air, but the second hit the woman, leading to her death.

After killing the wife, the man went on to attack the mother-in-law who had their child at her back and hit her forehead with the machete.

The woman is responding to treatment at a hospital.


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