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Crime & Punishment of Thursday, 30 January 2020

Source: peacefmonline.com

46-year-old electrician allegedly murders rival who slept with his wife in a toilet

Peacefmonline.com can confirm that Akorli Ameh, 46 is in police custody for allegedly killing a young man nicknamed ‘Rapperholic’ 33, at Franco estates, a suburb of Accra.

The suspect is said to be an electrician while his wife, a trader.

The deceased, according to the Accra Regional Police Public Relations Officer [Pro], D.S.P Afia Tenge, was caught by Akorli ‘bonking’ his wife [name withheld] in a toilet opposite his house at Franco estate at ACP Junction.

“Akorli reported himself to the police on January 27, 2020 [the same day he committed the crime] and narrated the incident to the police. According to him, he met the deceased having sex with his own wife in their toilet opposite the house when he returned from work,” D.S.P Afia Tengeh told Peace FM’s reporter, Isaac Oduro.

The pit latrine, according to our reporter, is a wooden structure cited a few metres away from the house.

According to the police, the wife fled the scene upon seeing her husband, but the deceased was unlucky in an attempt to escape.

“The deceased attempted to flee but Akorli kicked him to the ground and he allegedly hit his head against an object and died,” D.S.P Afia Tenge said.

The suspect, Akorli is currently in police custody assisting in investigation, whiles the body has been deposited at the Police Hospital mortuary awaiting identification and autopsy.