Police in the Ashanti Region’s Asokore Mampong Municipality have detained a woman, Abena Boatemah after her boyfriend died in her room.
Felix Arkoh died inside the woman’s chamber at Asawase after visiting on Saturday and sleeping over.
Confirming the incident to the police, the assemblyman of the area, Matthew Amissah, said the 34-year-old deceased had dinner with his girlfriend and went to bed shortly after on the night before the incident.
The body has since been transported to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy by the police.
Meanwhile, the deceased’s elder brother, Spio Hammond, has asked the police to expedite the investigation into Arkoh’s death.
It is the second spousal incident recorded over the weekend where one party is being kept in police cells.
Elsewhere in Central Region, police arrested a 45-year-old man, identified as Bob, for repeatedly slashing his 56-year-old girlfriend with a cutlass for denying him sex.
The victim, Akua Baduwa, was rushed to the Abura Dunkwa government hospital for treatment.
According to Starr FM, the bloody incident occurred at Abakrampa on Sunday, 15 May 2022, at about 1:30 PM.
It is reported that a misunderstanding had ensued between the lovers over sex before it escalated.
In the course of the argument, Bob became furious and reached for a cutlass under his bed and slashed the victim.
Despite the multiple wounds inflicted on her, Akua Baduwa managed to escape and cried for help, drawing the attention of neighbours who rushed her to the health facility.
After committing the crime, Bob attempted to abscond, but the residents gave him a hot chase and apprehended him. Reports say the angry residents nearly lynched him after his arrest.
Bob is reported to be in the habit of assaulting his lover whenever he sees her with another man. He had reportedly seen her with another man the night before the incident.