May 23, 2022

E/R: Court remands woman who beheaded husband

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A 27-year-old woman who allegedly beheaded her husband Lartey Daniel,35, in a bizarre circumstance at My God Village at Tei Glover, a farming Community near Akyem Bosuso in the Fanteakwa South District in Eastern Region has been remanded by Kyebi Circuit court presided by His Honour Peter Oppong Boah.

The plea of the accused person, Rachel Tetteh, was not taken when arraigned on October 6, 2021.

Prosecution prayed the court to remand the accused to enable the police to complete investigation.

She is expected to reappear before the court on October 20, 2021.

Kasapa News gathered that misunderstanding ensued between the couple and while the deceased husband was on his way to the farm, the accused trailed and allegedly pushed him to the ground, grabbed the cutlass, and cut off his head.

The Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command DSP Ebenezer Tetteh told Kasapa News, Police upon receipt of information about the crime at about 7:30am Sunday, October 3, 2021, dispatched investigators to the scene.

He said Police found the lifeless body of the deceased in ash trouser over a white T-shirt lying dead in prone position in a pool of blood with severed head along the footpath to the farm.

Police took inventories of the crime scene and examined the body.

DSP Ebenezer Tetteh added that Police proceeded to arrest the suspect, Rachel Tetteh, and retrieved the cutlass she used to commit the heinous crime. The suspect is currently in Police custody assisting investigation.

The body has since been deposited at Akyem Tafo Government Hospital Morgue pending autopsy.



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