Crime and Punishment Tuesday, June 29, 2021
• Police have arrested a suspect for the murder of a 73-year-old man in Sototom
• He heard the deceased screaming for help while the suspect was killing him.
• But the police say they recovered a gun from the suspect المشتبه
Police in Anya Sotom have arrested a suspect in the cold-blooded murder of a 73-year-old man.
According to a statement seen by GhanaWeb through the Public Relations Officer of the Greater Accra Regional Police Command, on the evening of Monday 28, 2021, DSP Effia Tenge Police received a noise complaint of the aforementioned incident.
The statement said the deceased Kwesi Yaffe was heard screaming for help while the suspect was killing him.
“Police quickly moved with the complainant to the scene and met the deceased whose name was given as Kwesi Wevi, dead in a pool of blood with multiple injuries to his head.”
“The police search of the house led to the arrest of the suspect, who was hiding in the ceiling of the room, and he was brought to the station after leading the police to retrieve the pestle that was used to kill the deceased,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has been deposited at the police hospital mortuary awaiting an autopsy.