A Ghanaian man, Emmanuel Okyere Baffour has allegedly stabbed his wife to death aftershe threatened him with a divorce.
The man is now on the run after allegedly killing the 26-year-old woman.
Police in Bibiani, Ghana has said they have launched a manhunt for him.
The suspect is said to have committed the act after the deceased, Joyce Johnes Afi Jassika, threatened to divorce him.
The incident occurred last Thursday, August 6, at Degede, a suburb of Bibiani in the Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Municipality of the Western North Region.
The Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Divisional Crime Officer, Superintendent Seth Serwonu, who confirmed the report, said relatives of the deceased reported the incident to the police.
He said the Police proceeded to the scene and found the deceased in a pool of blood with multiple stab wounds.
According to Supt Serwonu, preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased decided to divorce the suspected husband over a myriad of issues but the husband begged her to stay stating that he had turned a new leaf.
The woman however insisted on walking out of the marriage and she packed her luggage and left for her parents.
He said on Thursday, August 6, 2021, around 12pm, the suspect went to the house of the deceased when her parents were not around to attack her with a knife.
He allegedly stabbed her five times, covered the body with clothes in the room, and absconded.