Church elder is on the run after killing smashing his pregnant wife with an iron
A 40 year old elder of the Christian Assembly Church, is being hunted by the Kasoa District Police Command, for allegedly killing his wife, who was six months pregnant, with an iron.
The deceased, Mary Adjei, 21, was said to have met her untimely death at the hands of Maxwell Opoku over a misunderstanding that ensued between them.
According to Daily Guide, Opoku was alleged to have hit the head of Mary with a pressing iron, locked the deceased in their room together with her two-year- old boy and fled the scene.
The Kasoa District Police Commander, Superintendent Samuel Punobyin Tibill, who confirm the news, said the police was informed that somebody had murdered his wife in one of the uncompleted buildings at the Kasoa Millennium City.
He said the police, on reaching the scene of the incident, found the deceased lying in a pool of blood with her two-year-old toddler, a stepson of the suspect, sitting by her side.
Superintendent Tibill was emphatic that Opoku hit the pregnant woman with a pressing iron, knocking her unconscious, collected all his pictures from the room and locked the door.
He stated that the police however managed to get the picture of the suspect although he sought to hide same.
He said the attention of the neighbours was drawn to the incident as a result of the cries of the child.
Superintendent Tibill said this was a clear case of murder.
While describing the act as despicable, the Kasoa District Police Commander said the family of the deceased had contacted the police while the body was deposited at the Police Hospital mortuary awaiting autopsy.
Superintendent Tibill urged the public to assist the police to apprehend the suspect, adding that anyone with vital information in that regard should report to the nearest police station or call the police emergency numbers.