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Ghanaian man allegedly kills 50-year-old cousin for refusing to marry him

Police have arrested a 35-year-old Ghanaian man for allegedly killing his 50-year-old cousin after she refused to marry him.

According to Graphic GH, the sad incident occurred at Uro-Mekaa near Kalba in the Sawla-Tuna Kalba District of the Savannah Region in Ghana.

The suspect, Kpeyiri Neiba, was arrested this week by the Sawla Divisional Police Command for the murder of Janet Ansaaku.

According to the police, during interrogation, the suspect confessed to the gruesome killing, stating that the deceased failed to marry him.

Speaking on the development, the Savannah Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Adjekum Owusu confirmed the incident on Thursday, May 27.

According to the PPRO, one Martin Kojo Soyintey residing at Vongbe near Kalba called at Sawla charge office with a report that Neiba had murdered his cousin called Janet Ansaaku in the bush at Uro-Mekaa.

He said police accompanied by the complainant proceeded to the scene of the crime at Uro-Mekaa and found Janet lying in a pool of blood as a result of the cuts on her body.

The body was sent to the Sawla District Hospital and a postmortem was subsequently performed on the body before it was released to the bereaved family for burial.

Meanwhile, the suspect is still with the police for further investigation.

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