A 75 years old woman, Adwoa Badua has been condemned to prison for killing her husband. The incident occurred when she was then 60 at Anomabo in the Central region. She added rat poison which her husband uses to hunt rats to his Supper.
She narrates that she prepared Fufu for her husband and whiles she was in the kitchen and her husband was outside, she added the poison to his food. She said the moments her husband ate the food, he fell flat on the floor and died instantly. According she does not know what exactly came upon her to act in that manner.
She said her husband did nothing to her for such a thing to happen. Adwoa Badua has 9 children - all triplets, but the deceased man was not the father of any of them. She said he married his husband so that he can help her with her farming activities. She said she did not know the man would die out of her act.
She was on remand for 8 years and later taken to court. In court, she admitted that she was responsible for killing her husband. Sadly, none of her children has ever visited her in prison (Nsawam Female Prison) for all that 15 years she has been there. She said she regrets her actions so much and has asked God for his forgiveness.
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