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General News of Friday, 12 April 2019


Couple who were struck to death by thunder cursed each other over GHC20 broke the news when thunder struck a 27-year-old man and his wife, 26 to death in Assin Andoe Sibo Nkwanta in the Assin South District of the Central Region of Ghana.

From what has gathered, the couple cursed each other over GH¢20 which went missing from their joint savings account which they were contributing to buy land.

The couple Emmanuel Botwey and his wife Rita Nketia was struck by lightening at their farm in the presence of the father of Rita Nketia.

In the thick of the mystery as to how such an incident could happen in the town with the chiefs consulting with the oracles, the father of Rita Nketiah confessed what really happened.

Agya Yaw Mensah who spoke with the chiefs and later with the media said:

“The couple had a little misunderstanding over missing GH¢20.00 from their joint savings meant for their land acquisition and in the process cursed themselves with the thunder which we believe caused their demise yesterday,” he revealed.

“My daughter told me her husband said if he continues with the marriage for fighting with him over GH¢20.00, thunder should strike him dead and out of anger, she also told her husband the same thing,” Mr. Mensah narrated