Man cuts off his wife’s ear because she accused him of incest with his daughter

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By: Mahesh Sarin

A man was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly cutting off her ear because she accused him of having an incestuous relationship with his daughter, police in Ghana said.

Brong Ahafo police said that they have arrested 40-year-old Amoah Konadu, after being accused of using a knife to cut off the right ear of his wife.

Konadu was charged with one count of assault. According to the police investigation, the woman once caught her husband having sex with his daughter.

She agreed to keep it a secret for the sake of her family and children after her husband promised her to abandon the incestuous relationship.

On Wednesday, when the woman accused her husband of continuing the sexual relationship with his daughter, he grabbed a knife and cut off her right ear.

The woman was rushed to a hospital, where doctors reattached the ear.