A female student of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) has died after she was stabbed multiple times by her boyfriend.
Medical Administrator of the Pentecost Hospital, Dr. Godwin Attoh, who confirmed the tragic incident, said the student and another young man believed to be a taxi driver were brought to the hospital early Thursday morning with stab wounds.
Despite efforts by doctors, the Level 300 Banking and Finance student, Jennifer Attieku, passed on. The young man has been resuscitated and is responding to treatment, the doctor said.
The two have been reportedly dating for the past five years. The young man was reported to have visited the lady in her hostel
A medical doctor explained there was a misunderstanding between the two when the young man visited his girlfriend in the hostel resulting the stabbing.
A brother of the deceased told journalists he got a call from the hospital but by the time he got to hospital, she had died.
He said the gentleman had threatened his sister two days ago.
A complaint was lodged with the police, he added.
According to the District Police Commander, DSP Adae, the deceased’s boyfriend was arrested and granted bail yesterday.
After his, the young man went to hostel of Jennifer – whom he accused of cheating on him – where a scuffle ensued.
He stabbed the lady and stabbed himself in an apparent attempt to commit suicide.
Doctors, however, managed to revive him but Jennifer was not so lucky.