General News of Friday, 1 February 2013
Source: Daily Graphic
A disagreement between a husband and his wife over some missing eggs has caused the death of the woman.
Ama Jejeba, 26, who was allegedly pummelled into unconsciousness by her husband, Kojo Tawiah as the disagreement turned fatal was pronounced dead on arrival at the Tarkwa Government Hospital
The incident, which took place at Dompem in the Western Region last Wednesday, has thrown the township into shock.
Police sources told the Daily Graphic that the suspect allegedly accused the wife of picking some eggs from his hen coop which the deceased denied.
The sources said the suspect started invoking curses on whoever might have collected the eggs.
They said the woman advised the husband to stop invoking curses, since it was late in the night.
According to the sources, the suspect allegedly took offence and started assaulting his wife.
The police said some residents allegedly rushed to intervene after the woman allegedly hit her head on a drain.
The sources said the rescuers rushed her to the Tarkwa Government Hospital but she was pronounced dead on arrival.
The police said the body of the deceased had been deposited at the Tarkwa Hospital morgue while her husband, Tawiah, had been placed in custody assisting in investigations.