A 29-year-old teacher, Ampofo Twum is alleged to have attempted to kill his wife and the children over the wife’s refusal to have sex with him.
The teacher, a residents of Akyem Sekyere, near Anyinam in the Atiwa has been charged for attempted murder and is currently being detained by the regional police command to assist in further investigation.
In an interview the Anyinam District Police Commander, DSP Jeffery Darko, said the teacher at Akyem Sekyere Presbyterian Junior High School, ground a Club bottle and mixed it with okro stew while the wife had gone to church.
The accused on his arrest pleaded guilty and said his wife Rebecca Asirifi did not render proper accounts on the sales from the family shop and had also been denying him sex on many occasions.
According to reports, Ampofo Twum ground a Club bottle and mixed it with some okra stew prepared by his wife before going to church; and after the wife had served the food to the children upon her returned, discovered the particles of bottle in the okra stew.
Although there were no casualties Rebecca lodge a complaint against the teacher to police. The accused is currently in police custody awaiting for trial.