A 60-year-old man, Yikatey Somatey, has been arrested for killing his wife at Gando near Nyanyema, a suburb of the Sawla-Tuna Kalba District of the Savannah region in Ghana after he accused her of having affairs with another man.
The suspect accused his wife, Bora Bonbiatey 57, of cheating on him by having affairs with another man in their community.
Reports in Ghanaweb, which narrated the gory incident, said the jealous husband lured his wife to the bush in the name of performing a family ritual, but ended up taking her life instead in the most gory manner.
According to the Sawla District Police Commander, ASP Degraft Armah Adjei who confirmed the news to journalists, the woman’s uncle reported the incident to the police.
“When the police got there, the deceased was lying lifeless with multiple wounds on her head believed to be from cutlass.”
The body of the deceased has since been handed over to the family for burial, he added.