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NUNGUA: Boy, 28, Burns Girlfriend, 30, With Hot Iron Over GHc7 (Pictures)

The Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) at the Nungua Police Station has arrested a 28-year-old second-hand cloth dealer, Kojo Appiah Agyei for using a hot iron on his girlfriend, Grace Borteley, 30, over GHc7.

Sources say the suspect used the hot iron on her after he accused her of pocketing his money without his knowledge.

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Thinknewsonline.com has gathered Grace sold one of the second-hand clothes to a customer and used the money for food.

Coordinator in charge at the Nungua Branch of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) under the Kpeshie Divisional Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Christiana Fosu Asamoah revealed that the lovers have been living together for the past two and a half years with their two-year-old daughter.

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"On April 25, the victim with burns all over her body reported the matter to the police. A medical form was immediately issued to the victim to seek medical attention after which her statement was taken"

DSP Fosu Asamoah further explained that Grace tried explaining her reason for pocketing the money to Kojo who was by then ironing some of the second-hand clothes.

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Kojo Agyei lost his temper, assaulted Grace, and later used the hot iron to burn her face, shoulders, breast, back, and legs.

It is emerging that Kojo Appiah was arrested by the Nungua police on April 27.

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The suspect has been arraigned for court.

Below are some pictures:

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith