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Man kills fiancée for cheating

Police in Bong County have arrested 39 – year – old murder suspect Tetoe Sumo for allegedly killing his fiancee Gormah Wamah in Gbondoi Town, Yellequelleh District.


The defendant allegedly wasted acid on victim Wamah on accusation that she was having an affair with another person in the town. Doctors at the Phebe Hospital in Gbarnga have since pronounced victim Wamah dead.

According to reports, the late Gormah’s two years old son was badly affected by the acid and is at the Phebe Hospital for treatment. According to a reliable source, victim Gormah and her husband Tetoe were having serious misunderstanding prior to her death on Tuesday night.

Eye witnesses told this paper that Tetoe had allegedly been threatening to kill victim Gormah due to his believe that she was in the constant hobbit of having love affairs with an individual that is yet to be identified.

Speaking in an exclusive interview with this paper at the county police head office, Defendant Tetoe Sumo admitted to the commission of the act. But he stated that it was done due to frustration, claiming that victim Gormah had earlier on threatened to leave him for another man, saying the situation was unbearable.

In conversation with our Bong County correspondent, the Liberia National Police (LNP) County Superintendent in Bong Mr. Fredrick Nappy said they got the information immediately dispatched a team of officers to arrest suspect Sumo.
He adds that angry crowd wanted to mock suspect Sumo, but police rescued him from the scene when they got there. He says the defendant was taken to the Phebe Hospital for treatment.

Mr. Nappy says suspect Sumo will be charged and sent to court for prosecution. The situation has brought fear to residents of Bong County, some of whom have expressed dissatisfaction over the allege act of Tetoe Sumo and others who are always in the habit of killing women in the county.

It can be recalled that last year, three murder cases occurred in Bong County, but only one of the perpetrators was brought to justice and is serving a life imprisonment at the Gbarnga Central Prison.

By Joseph Titus Yekeryan in Bong–Edited by Winston W. Parley

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