Man Kills Mother, 2 Sisters At Jirapa
Upper West Region in Tampaala a suburb of Jirapa was in shock as a 20-year-old man Anthony Yendor went crazy and killed three women to death last Sunday.
However, all three women are his direct relatives, Bozomo Yendor, 60, the mother of the accused, Rebecca Yendor, 22, and Cynthia Dabuo, 45, his sisters.
A fourth victim, a male infant of eight months, who was strapped behind her mother while she was under the violent attack, is on admission at the Jirapa Saint Joseph Hospital, seriously wounded.
The infant, Francis Dabuo, is the son of Cynthia.
Wa Regional Crime Officer, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Reynolds Manteaw, said the incident happened around 8:00 p.m. last Sunday when Anthony Yendor, an illegal gold miner, returned from a drinking spot in town and rushed into the mother’s kitchen, picked a pestle and started pounding the victims without any provocation.
He was beaten by some sympathizers who rushed to the scene when they heard of the alleged assault, and handed him over to the police, ACP Manteaw said.
The crime officer said they were investigating the incident, and would arraign him to court.