ICGC Pastor kills wife; reports himself to Police

A 41-year-old pastor of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) – Old Timers Assembly – has been arrested by the Kasoa District Police for killing his wife.

Pastor Houkpe Archill Yao purportedly committed the act at their Rock City residence Saturday July 25. Yao, a Togolese is reported to have committed the heinous crime after a misunderstanding between him and his wife.

Yao took their two children to their hometown in Togo before reporting himself to the Amasaman Police Tuesday, he was later transferred to the Kasoa district police station.

The body of the deceased, identified as Rita Kweve, 37 – a Sunday school teacher of the Church was discovered by a neighbor in their rented Single room apartment around 7am the following day.

The Kasoa District Crime Officer, DSP Samuel Naa Musah told the Daily Guide that they found the deceased lying on the bed with blood oozng out of her mouth and nose.

The body was picked and sent to the Police Hospital for preservation and autopsy.