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Crime & Punishment of Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

Five arrested in connection with killing of aeronautic engineer

Five suspects are in the grips of the Eastern Regional Police Command for their alleged involvement in the murder of the aeronautic engineer at Oda few weeks ago.

The suspects were arrested by a team of investigators from the regional police command led by the Regional Crime Officer, Chief Superintendent David Kofi Gyabaa.

They are Samson Anim; driver of the Hyundai bus the victim boarded before he died, Ebenezer Asante; 32, Samuel Peprah; 27, Frank Konadu; 18, and Emmanuel Okyere, 18.

Regional police PRO, Ebenezer Tetteh who confirmed the arrest said they were put before a magistrate court in Koforidua and were remanded by the court.

The last suspect, Emmanuel Okyere was however granted police enquiry bail to allow him partake in the WASSCE.

Prince Kobina Kumi, who was on his way from Accra to visit his mum at Asuboa in the Eastern region for the Easter festivities was initially arrested by the police at Akroso for drink-driving.

He was found dead on Monday between Akroso and Asuboa with bullet wounds after the police seized his car over suspected drink-driving.