Many among the few sourced cases listed below are gradually getting out of hand. Each day comes with its own attempted murder case or a total murder.
Additionally, it is becoming a common practice for some young women especially to either kill their newly born babies or drop them in the bush,gutters or toilets.Many when caught claimed the pregnancy was unwanted or either their boyfriends or partner rejected the pregnancy. It is not almost impossible for a repetition of such occurrence in the days ahead.
This should either be treated as a national security issue and such characters dealt with without delay. Moreso, education on the punishment of such offenses must be spelt well to people especially in the urban areas, because some claim that “the child belongs to them and so killing them should not be a concern to anyone”.
Check out some few reported cases in this regard.
On January 29,2020, Graphic Online reported :A 46-year-old man is being held by the Kwabenya Police for allegedly killing a man he caught having sex with his wife on a latrine near their matrimonial home last Monday. https://www.graphic.com.gh/news/general-news/ghana-news-man-killed-over-alleged-hot-afternoon-romp-with-married-woman.html
On April 10,2020, Graphic Online reported:Police have exhumed the remains of a woman allegedly killed by her husband of 17 years and buried in an uncompleted building near his residence.
On April 5,2020, Modernghana.com reported:Man Kills, Buried Wife For Infidelity In Adjei-Kojo. https://www.modernghana.com/news/993719/man-kills-buried-wife-for-infidelity-in-adjei.html
On May 9,2020, myjoyonline.com also reported:Court remands woman, lover for allegedly conspiring to kill husband. https://www.myjoyonline.com/news/crime/court-remands-woman-lover-for-allegedly-conspiring-to-kill-husband/
On May 18,2020, Adomonline.com also reported:Man kills wife for serving ‘rice water’ dinner. https://www.adomonline.com/man-kills-wife-for-serving-rice-water-dinner-audio/
On August 4,2020, Starrfm.com reported:Koforidua: Woman kills alleged rival for flirting with husband. https://starrfm.com.gh/2020/08/koforidua-woman-kills-alleged-rival-for-flirting-with-husband/
On July 25,2020, Graphic online reported:Woman, 35, kills two sons. https://www.graphic.com.gh/news/general-news/ghana-news-woman-35-kills-two-sons.html
On July 21,2020, Ghana web reported:Baby dumped in public toilet in Savannah Region.https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Baby-dumped-in-public-toilet-in-Savannah-Region-1012891
On January 3,2020, Adomonline reported:Baby dumped in public toilet rescued at Atebubu. https://www.adomonline.com/baby-dumped-in-public-toilet-rescued-at-atebubu/
On April 18,2020, Graphic online reported:Woman dumps rival’s baby in toilet. https://www.graphic.com.gh/news/general-news/woman-dumps-rival-s-baby-in-toilet.html
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