BY: Jacqueline Quaye
A 46-year-old man was arrested by the Central Regional Police Command for stabbing to death his wife, Adiza Ibrahim, at their home in Breman Asikuma.
According to a report by the police, a misunderstanding between the couple led to the husband stabbing his wife. The suspect is said to have locked the deceased in a room after the incident and bolted.
The body of the deceased has been deposited at the ‘Our Lady of Grace Hospital’ Mortuary for autopsy. Speaking to Journalists, the Central Regional Public Relations Officer of the G.P.S, DRS Irene Oppong, encouraged the public to report cases of domestic violence.
“Police want to use this opportunity to appeal to the public that there is a unit within the Ghana Police Service called the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit, and the main objective is to handle all cases of domestic issues in relationships and marriages.”
“So we are encouraging all especially to report cases of domestic violence, and there are other services of support that could be given out to them, such as counseling.”