MAN ALLEGEDLY ‘BEHEADS’ HIS LANDLORD IN BIA WEST
A man believes to be in his late forties allegedly beheaded his landlord at Yaw Anane, a farming community in the Bia West District of the Western North Region on Monday morning.
Confirming the sad incident to Onua News’ Emmanuel Sowah, the assemblyman for Nafana electoral area, Augustine Bediako said the victim and suspect are both farmers but it was the victim, identified as Kwasi Antoh, 60, that owned the farm, and the suspect, Yaw Wotoro, was the farm keeper. According to the assemblyman, the owner of the farm, Kwasi Antoh visited his farm and was not happy about the state of the farm. He said the weeds on the farm were not cleared, no pruning and other farm cultural practices had not been done.
The owner, however, complained bitterly.
Meanwhile, the expressions of the landlord didn’t go well with the farm keeper, and there were also other concerns from the suspect that his landlord has been ‘chasing’ his 19-year-old daughter in the village.
Out of frustration, Yaw Wotoro, the suspect took a cutlass and slashed the neck of his landlord at the back of his house and ran away.
However, the residents of the community made a thorough search and investigation and later identified the suspect, and was apprehended.