Police Arrest Suspects in Connection with the Tweneboah Kodua SHS Student
Sixteen-year-old Daniel Osei-Mensah, who operates a motorcycle business at Odaho in the Amansie West District during vacation, was murdered on Friday, August 5.
Late Daniel Osei was reported to have been stabbed in the lower abdomen and chest and clubbed by his assailants at Manso Odaho in the Ashanti Region.
Meanwhile, the police, speaking to the media said they arrested suspect Eric Anning and the minor with the support of some members of the Fiankoma community in the Ashanti Region.
The two are said to have perpetrated the act on Friday, August 5, robbing the deceased of his motorbike and burying him in a cocoa farm at Benebene near Fiankoma.
“Following their arrest, the suspect together with his minor accomplice led the police to the scene where the body of the deceased was found,” the statement from the police revealed.
“The body was removed and deposited at the St Peter’s Catholic Hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy.”
One of the suspects Eric Anning is said to have sustained a deep cut on his right hand during the robbery and so was taken to the hospital for medical attention.
The police say the two will be arraigned before the court Today, Tuesday, August 9.
Also, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, is said to have spoken to the parents of the deceased “to commiserate with them on behalf of the Police administration”.
“We would like to commend the people of Fiankoma for their support and we urge other communities to continue supporting the police to ensure the safety of everyone,” the statement signed by CSP Grace Akrofi-Ansah, the Director of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, asserted.