Gifty Atingawaya was returning from Nalerigu in the company of her husband from Nalerigu in the West Mamprusi District when they were attacked by the criminals at Tinguri, a farming community close to Walewale.

According to reports, gunmen attacked their vehicle killing her in the process.

The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Walewale Government Hospital.

Police have mounted a search for the criminals.