NPP chairman arrested for shooting his wife over land dispute


It is reported that he needed money to settle his debt and support the family.

According to, Seidu’s two wives who were unhappy with his decision to sell the land reported the matter to Danyame Zongo Chief, Nana Mazua.

While resolving the dispute at Chief Zongo’s palace, Seidu drew a sidearm in the presence of the chief and family members present and shot dead one of his two wives identified as Sister Adwoa.

Frederick Nyamekye, Member of Assembly for Danyame Constituency, confirmed the incident, saying the quick intervention of police from Tepa District Command averted Seidu’s lynching by angry residents.

The suspect, however, suffered a few beatings and is currently admitted to Tepa Government Hospital for treatment under police surveillance.

Meanwhile, the body of the deceased mother of three has been deposited at the hospital morgue for safekeeping.

In a similar vein, fear gripped residents of Ajumako Mando in the central region following the discovery of the lifeless body of a popular taxi driver with his head and vehicle missing. .

Reports say the body of the late Bernard Botwey, 28, was found naked in an unfinished building with his hand tied behind his back.

Prior to his death, Botwey operated as a taxi driver from a taxi rank in Ekumfi Essarkyire and was well known in the area.

According to, the financial secretary of Ekumfi Essarkyire Protoa station, Ibrahim Mustapha, revealed that some people hired the services of the deceased on Saturday.

However, after leaving the station with them in his Toyota Vitz with registration number GT 6188-20 from Ekumfi Essarkyire in Ajumako Botwey, he never returned.

Police officers, in collaboration with some leaders of the post of Ekumfi Essarkyire Protoa, started looking for him to discover his lifeless body.

Meanwhile, Ibrahim Mustapha said unconfirmed reports indicate that two suspects have been arrested and are in custody at Pokuase police station where the vehicle was seized.


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