29-year-old woman, Mary Ama Nyorkey, has been brutally assaulted by her boyfriend for asking him to marry her.

The incident occurred at Adeiso Amaakrom in the Upper West Akyem District of the Eastern Region.

The victim was beaten mercilessly by the boyfriend Delalu Kwasi Atakpa, 30, afflicting severe injuries on her.

The victim, Mary Ama Nyorkey, who was cohabitating, left the house of the boyfriend after a misunderstanding ensued between them.

According to the victim, she went to stay with her mother, a decision the boyfriend was not happy about and demanded she returned to his house.

The victim, however refused and insisted that, the boyfriend ask her hand in marriage and perform the customary marriage rite before she will return to his house.

This infuriated the suspect who trailed and launched a sudden violent attack on the victim leading to severe injuries.

He has since gone into hiding.

The victim has been treated and discharged at a health center after reporting the incident to the police.