Friday, June 12, 2015

Ghanaian Man given life imprisonment for stabbing wife

Minta Adiddo 

Minta Adiddo, 38, of Morris Court, Rigby Place, Enfield suspected his 22 year old wife Akua Agyeman of having an affair with their neighbour - Oladapo Etti-Williams when he discovered intimate text messages the pair had been exchanging.  On the night of 5th November 2012, armed with a kitchen knife, he stabbed Akua 15 times in the arms, chest and abdomen.  She was able to flee out of the window but he pursued her across the road and was seen by witnesses stabbing her as she lay on the sidewalk.  Passerbys by came to her aid and called emergency services.  Not content with the harm he had done so far, Minta jumped into his car and  drove over her as he fled the scene.  Akua died 2 months later of  organ failure.

Minta admitted to manslaughter and was found guilty at the Old Bailey on 13th December 2013, of fatally stabbing Akua Agyeman.  He was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum of 17 years on 16th December 2013.

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