It was double tragedy in Ghana after a 25-year-old man identified as Adongo Akanyire Azure, allegedly murdered a 17-year-old of the Hwereso Junior High School near Ejisu in the Ashanti Region, after he had her, reports Graphic Online. After committing the despicable act, Azure then committed suicide by drinking a poisonous subtance later in the day. It was gathered that the murder of the young occurred on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, when Azure butchered her in the full glare of her mother and another lady.
According to the bereaved mother, Azure who was their neighbour, had broken into their room wielding a machete and an hammer, announcing that he was going to die but would ensure he also killed someone before his death. He then told the women that he was going to kill them if they prevented him from having sex with the . The deceased student, realizing that Azure meant his word and fearing for her mother’s life, gave in to his request and he her in the presence of the mother.
Immediately after defiling the girl, Azure descended on her with the machete, inflicting wounds on her breasts and asked her mother and the other lady in the room to turn and face the window, after which he started inflicting knife wounds on the mother of the deceased. The other lady, quickly pushed the door open and fled whilst shouting for help, with the assailant in hot pursuit. But when he saw people rushing to the scene, he changed direction and fled the scene.
By the time the arrived the scene, the was already dead while the injured mother was rushed to a nearby hospital. A manhunt was mounted for the culprit. The were later informed that the body of a young man had been found at different location and when they went there, the realized that the body which had some whitish foam emanating from the mouth and nose, was that of the wanted Azure.
Source: Graphic Online