SHOCKING: Landlord Kills Tenant Over Woman in Teshie Tsuibleoo, Ghana

Russell Nketiah Tannor


Landlord Kills Tenant Over Woman in Teshie Tsuibleoo, Ghana

A shocking incident of murder has rocked the town of Teshie Tsuibleoo, a suburb of Accra, Ghana. A landlord, identified as Kwame Nkrumah, allegedly shot and killed his tenant, Emmanuel Mensah, over a woman they both had an affair with. The woman, whose name has not been disclosed, was also injured in the attack and is currently receiving treatment at a nearby hospital.

According to eyewitnesses, the landlord and the tenant had a heated argument on Sunday night, September 17, 2023, over the woman, who was staying with the tenant at the time. The landlord accused the tenant of snatching his girlfriend and threatened to kill him. The tenant reportedly dared the landlord to carry out his threat and challenged him to a fight.

The landlord then left the scene and returned with a gun. He fired several shots at the tenant's room, hitting him in the chest and abdomen. He also shot at the woman, who was trying to escape from the room. The tenant died on the spot, while the woman was rushed to the hospital by some neighbours who heard the gunshots.

The landlord fled the scene after the shooting and has not been arrested yet. The police have launched a manhunt for him and have appealed to the public to provide any information that could lead to his arrest. The police have also retrieved the gun used in the crime and are conducting ballistic tests on it.

The incident has sparked outrage and fear among residents of Teshie Tsuibleoo, who have condemned the landlord's actions and called for justice for the victim. Some residents have also expressed concern over the security situation in the area and urged the authorities to beef up patrols and surveillance.

The murder of Emmanuel Mensah is one of several cases of violence and crime that have occurred in Ghana in recent times. In August 2023, a woman who divorced her first husband was killed by her new husband six months after their marriage. In July 2023, two people were arrested in connection to the murder of a woman by her houseboy in Accra. In June 2023, a fetish priest inflicted life-threatening wounds on his ex-girlfriend after she broke up with him.

These incidents have raised questions about the state of law and order in Ghana and the need for more effective measures to prevent and punish such crimes. Some analysts have also attributed the rise in violence and crime to social and economic factors such as unemployment, poverty, inequality, frustration, and moral decay.

As Ghana prepares for its general elections in December 2023, it is hoped that the government and other stakeholders will address these issues and ensure that peace and security prevail in the country.


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