The Ajumako District Police Command of the Ghana Police Service in the Central Region has given a vivid report about the circumstance when a 39-year-old fetish Priest, Tando, has shot himself, his wife Abena Ketsewa, and his nine-year-old child, Richmond Tando, over marital issues at Enyan Abowinum in the region.
The two-page report which was copied to the Soireenews.com indicated that the sad incident which occurred on Thursday, May 11, 2022, has thrown the whole general public people into a state of panic and fear according to the police report.
According to the police, on that fateful day
at about 2230 hours, the Ajumako District Police Command responded to information received from Enyan Abowinum that, one suspects Kwesi Tandoh had shot his wife Abena Nyamekye, and one of their children.
The report asserted that when police arrived at the scene, suspect Kwesi Tandoh aged 40, had locked their house and waited with a gun for anyone who will try to rescue any of his family members.
According to the report, the suspect was met firing from his room and added that the
the suspect allegedly killed himself later.
The report noted that the room was broken into by police but found the wife struggling for survival.
The report says she was quickly rushed to Ajumako District hospital for treatment, but one of their children, Richmond Tandoh aged 14, and the father were found in a pool of blood with gunshot wounds in their heads and chest.
The report mentioned that they were pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.
The wife Abena Nyamekye aged 43, later died whilst receiving treatment, adding that the other children aged 5, 17, and 9 years were spared because they hid themselves in the room.
According to the report the bodies had been conveyed to Our Lady of Grace hospital mortuary Breman Asikuma for preservation and autopsy.
The report explained that the exhibit found at the scene included a single barrel shotgun, one locally manufactured pistol, a cutlass, and a weedicide.
The report noted that the Ajumako District Police Command in collaboration with the regional social welfare office, has sent the three children to a shelter and the university of cape coast's Guidance and Counseling unit is giving the children psychological support as they look traumatized.
The report concluded that the case under investigation