A 35-years old man in Kpalbe, a suburb of the Sawla District of the Savannah Region have alledgedly killed his cousin, Janet Ansaaku for turning down his marriage proposal.
In a statement, the Savannah Regional Police Public Relations officer, Inspector Adjekum Owusu said the suspect, Kpeyiri Neiba murdered the cousin in the bush at Uro-Mekaa near Kpalbe.
According to him, Police visit to the scene of the crime found the deceased lying in a prone position with a deep cut on the head and in a pool of blood.
He revealed that the decease was clad in a black skirt with white top.
The suspect was arrested and currently in custody for investigation, Inspector Adjekum added.
He noted that the suspect during interrogation confessed to the crime, stating that the deceased failed to marry him.
The body of the deceased after autopsy at the Sawla District hospital has since been released to the bereaved family for burial, Inspector Adjekum noted.
By: Christiana Afua Nyarko