Rueben Gavor, 36, a security officer at the Ketu-South Municipal Hospital at Aflao and his second wife, Mana Afenu, are being held by the police following the sudden death of his senior wife, Rose Dzigba.
A Police source told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that Gavor was married to Dzigba aged 38, and later married Mana Afenu, 25, and has a child as well as two with Dzigba respectively..
The source said Gavor lived at Hatsukope near Denu together with his two wives who quarreled often and were not on talking terms.
The source said at about 0530 hours on Friday January 11 this year, Dzigbaís daughter found her groaning and complaining of stomach and heart aches and the daughter quickly alerted her father but he ignored the deceased.
The source said Dzigba died half an hour later.
The source said Gavor and his junior wife quickly sneaked out of the house into hiding leaving behind the deceasedís daughter alone who informed her maternal relatives and the Police about what had happened.
The source said at about 1700 hours same day, the police picked up Gavor in a friendís room and Afenu at her family house in the same community both of whom said they were scared of the deceasedís body.
The source said the two suspects were in Police custody as investigations were conducted.
The Police would put them before court to secure their remand pending the outcome of a post mortem examination on the body of the deceased which has been kept at the Saint Anthonyís Hospital morgue at Dzodze.