35 year-old farmer kills girlfriend, 19

                            Daniel Gyan was said to have shot her in the chest through the back.

A 35 year-old farmer has killed his 19 year-old girlfriend at Adonikrom in the Aowin District in the Western Region.

The suspect, Daniel Gyan, who lives in a cottage at Adonikrom in Enchi shot the girlfriend when he had a misunderstanding.

A scuffle ensued between them and in the process the suspect shot the girlfriend, Emelia killing her instantly.

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He is currently in the grips of the Enchi District Police Command.

Daniel Gyan was said to have shot her in the chest through the back.

The Enchi District Police Commander, Superintendent of Police Raymond Kofi Erzuah in an interview with the Ghana News Agency said the suspect hails from Aburi in the Eastern Region.



He narrated that, on March 9, at about 2200 hours, one Prosper Bedzo of Adonikrom who was accompanied by the police night patrol team came to the police station and made a complaint that, at about 1930 hours a quarrel ensued between the deceased who is his neice and the boyfriend Daniel over money.

He said the suspect became offended took his single barrel gun and shot Emelia and fled.

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He said those who witnessed the incident quickly went to Emelia’s aid, rushed her to the hospital for treatment but she died on the way.

Superintendent Erzuah explained that the police apprehended Daniel on that same day at Botchweykrom, which is about two miles from where he had allegedly committed the offence.

He said the suspect has since been detained for further investigations.

The District Police Commander said Emelia’s body has since been deposited at the Enchi Government Hospital morgue for autopsy.

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