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Police arrest three suspects in murder of woman at Sefwi Bekwai Atwumah

The Police have arrested three (3) persons in connection with the murder of a 27-year-old lady at Sefwi Bekwai Atwumah in the Western North Region.

The deceased, known as Martha Tetteh, a resident of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region, had travelled to Sefwi Bekwai on June 27, 2022, allegedly to consult a spiritualist. Her headless body was later found dumped in an uncompleted building at Sefwi Bekwai.

The suspects, Solomon Sam, alias Paa Solo, John Nana Addai, alias Akwasi Kokoreh and Osofo Attah alias Prince Attah, who is alleged to be a spiritualist, were arrested following Police investigations into her murder.

Suspect, Solomon Sam who allegedly introduced the deceased to the self-styled spiritualist, was arrested on July 12, 2022, at his hideout at Bibiani. Further investigation led to the arrest of suspect, Osofo Attah, the spiritualist.

During the interrogation process, suspect, Osofo Attah admitted to being involved in the crime and mentioned suspect John Nana Addai as the one who contracted suspect, Solomon Sam to lure the victim to Sefwi Bekwai to consult the spiritualist. The suspect, John Nana Addai was also arrested on July 20, 2022, at Sefwi Atronsu.

The suspects were put before court on Thursday, July 21, 2022, and were remanded to reappear on August 4, 2022.

The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Bibiani Government Hospital for preservation and autopsy.

The Police Service has assured the public of a thorough investigation into the case to bring all perpetrators to face justice.


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