A 31-year-old girl recognized as Yesutor Elizabeth Akpalu, has died after she was allegedly assaulted by her fiancé in Ghana.
It was gathered that the deceased, a 300 degree scholar of the Evangelical Presbyterian College Faculty, was rushed to the Ho Instructing Hospital by her pals on Sunday, March 7, after she complained of extreme ache within the chest, ribs and neck. She died within the early hours of Monday, March 8.
In line with the Volta Regional Police Commander, DCOP Oduro Kwateng, the sufferer had complained to her pals about being bodily assaulted by her boyfriend, Phillip Ceasar, stated to be the Deputy Director of Youth Employment Company (YEA) at Akatsi North.
Medical stories sighted by journalists allegedly signifies that the deceased had accidents on her left shoulder in addition to swollen eyes on account of the assault.
Her pals alleged the suspect has been assaulting the deceased for a very long time however she refused to report back to the police as a result of her marriage ceremony was pending and he or she didn’t wish to destroy her relationship.
Additional investigation by Ghanaian Occasions revealed that the suspect allegedly tortured the deceased in December 2020 and once more in February 2021.
Kwateng confirmed that the suspect was arrested by the Ave-Dapka police on Tuesday, March 9. He was later moved to the Volta Regional Headquarters in Ho, the place he’s in custody whereas additional investigations are ongoing.
“The suspect is in police custody and now we have begun investigations into the matter.” he added.
Additionally confirming the incident, spokesperson of the Volta Area Police, Prince Dogbatse, stated he stated the received a name from the Ho Instructing Hospital concerning the case.
“The Volta Area Police Command has initiated investigations into the incident. Presently, bits and items of knowledge that now we have picked from the scholars and another people counsel that the deceased suffered from assault from her boyfriend,” Dogbatse acknowledged.
“Now we have picked that boyfriend and he’s in our custody helping in investigations. As is regular with loss of life, we’re ready for the pathologist’s report.” he added.