A man by name Mawuli has butchered his mother to death as well as injured his sister in an attempt to kill her too at Kwesimintsim, a suburb of Takoradi in the Western Region, ABC News can report.
On Friday October 4, 2019 around 9:30 in the morning, neighbours of the family say they saw the deceased, Precious Acolatse, also known as Daavi, in her 70s, screaming and rushing out of her room followed closely by her son, Samuel Ameakua, wielding a machete and continually struck at the mother resulting in her death.
District Police Commander, DSP Aidoo who confirmed the incident said the culprit is in police custody and his outfit has started with its investigations.
“Mawuli looked very furious and was still cutting up the mother as he run after her,” a neighbour said.
They narrated that the culprit turned to his elder sister who tried to stop him from hurting their mother leaving her with some cutlass wounds.
The survivor of the incident is receiving medical treatment at the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital and the remains of the deceased deposited at the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital Morgue.