A 24-year-old bread seller at Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region has died after a man allegedly stabbed her several times in her abdomen.

Esther Afrifa who trades by the roadside in Asona, a suburb of Nkawkaw was said to have been attacked by her assailant while trading at about 10 pm on Friday.

A statement issued by DSP Ebenezer Tetteh, the Regional Police PRO said Emmanuel Oppong Yeboah, husband of the deceased accompanied by one George Frimpong came to Nkawkaw Central Police Station to report that his wife, had been stabbed by Yaw Johnson, 24, without any provocation.

The statement said the deceased was rushed to Holy Family Hospital, Nkawkaw for treatment but died eventually.

The Police say they proceeded to the Hospital and found the deceased at the mortuary with multiple knife wounds in her abdomen and on her two hands.

Preliminary investigations led the police to Odumasu, a village near Nkawkaw where suspect Yaw Johnson was apprehended.