Farmer, 45, Reports Himself To The Police After Shooting His Wife To Death
A forty five year old farmer, Yaw Muntom, has reported himself at Prang police station for shooting and killing his thirty year old wife at Lele, a suburb of Prang in the Bone East region. At about 15:00 hours, the suspect told the police that he had a quarrel with his wife Abena Jayon and in the course, went to his room, and took his
single barrel gun, and shot the wife dead. Upon receipt of the report, the suspect was arrested, handcuffed, and together with the police proceeded to the scene of the crime at Lele where the suspect led police to his house and pointed to the police the body of his deceased wife lying in a prone position dead in a pool of blood while
the single barrel gun allegedly used to kill her was also lying beside the body. The body was carefully examined and a gunshot wound was seen on her left shoulder close to the neck. The gun was also inspected where an empty BB cartridge was found in the gun chamber. The body and scene were photographed and the body has
been conveyed to Mathias Catholic Hospital Morgue, Yeji for preservation and autopsy. Suspect Yaw Muntom was detained in cells to assist with investigation whilst the exhibits; a single barrel gun and also an empty BB cartridge were also kept at the station for the evidential purpose. Yaw Montom will be arraigned at the Atebubu District magistrate on 23/08/21 to be remanded into Police custody to assist with the investigation.