A 63-year-old “susu collector” has been dragged to an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly beating his 64-year-old wife

Richard Odonkor, 63, charged with causing harm to his wife, 64, with a metal object. He allegedly beat his wife with the metal object upon suspicion that she was receiving phone calls from her alleged boyfriend.

The couple have not been able to resolve the issue through Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) The case was adjourned to March 15 this year for a Case Management Conference (CMC). ADR failed The couple are yet to resolve their differences through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.

Oonkor has been granted bail in the sum of GH¢30,000 with three sureties, two of which are to be justified. The court also ordered the prosecution to file its witness statement and all documents the court would rely on and serve same on the accused person.

The prosecutor said there had been a misunderstanding between the two for some time now which often resulted in arguments.


Kobby Koomson
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