Murder Jilted husband kills wife's lover

According to the prosecutor, on September 5, 2013 at 8.00 p.m., Kotei called his wife several times but there was no answer, so he drove his car to Dansoman, where his wife, Regina Tetteh sells kenkey.

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A taxi driver has been arraigned before an Accra Magistrate’s Court for hitting another driver, Ishmael Armah, with his car and causing his death.

The court, presided over by Mrs. Arit Nsemoh, remanded him in custody while awaiting the Attorney General’s advice. 

Chief Inspector Gregory Yeboah had mentioned that Kotei is a taxi driver who resides at Chorkor, a suburb of Accra.

According to the prosecutor, on September 5, 2013 at 8.00 p.m., Kotei called his wife several times but there was no answer, so he drove his car to Dansoman, where his wife, Regina Tetteh sells kenkey.

Upon reaching there, Kotei saw Armah talking to his wife.

He then accused Regina [his wife] of engaging in extramarital affairs, which led to an argument between the two men. Kotei threatened to kill Armah in the course of the argument, after which he entered his taxi and drove off.

According to C/Inspector Yeboah, after a few minutes, Kotei returned, used his car to hit Armah at the Dansoman Market and sped off. Witnesses chased Kotei and was apprehended, he was then handed over to the police. Armah was taken to the hospital where he died later.

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