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Sefwi-Bekwai: Spiritualist, two others arrested over murder of a woman

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

The suspects are Solomon Sam, alias Paa Solo, John Nana Addai, alias Akwasi Kokoreh and Osofo Attah alias Prince Attah.

One of the suspect arrested

According to the police, the suspects are believed to have hands in the killing of the deceased, known as Martha Tetteh, a resident of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.

She is reported to have traveled to Sefwi Bekwai on June 27, 2022, allegedly to consult a spiritualist.

A suspects among the arrested persons

However, her headless body was later found dumped in an uncompleted building at Sefwi Bekwai.

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“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 a Police investigation into the murder case.

“Suspect Mathew Aidoo, who introduced the deceased to the alleged spiritualist was arrested on July 12, 2022, at his hideout at Bibiani. Further investigation led to the arrest of suspect Osofo Attah, the alleged spiritualist, and suspect Solomon Sam, who introduced the deceased to suspect, Mathew Aidoo,” the Police statement said.

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Another suspects

It added, “During interrogation, suspects Osofo Attah and Mathew Aidoo admitted to their involvement in the crime and mentioned suspect John Nana Addai, as the one who contracted suspect Solomon Sam to lure the victim to Sefwi Bekwai for financial assistance.”

The suspect, John Nana Addai was also arrested on July 20, 2022, at Sefwi Atronsu.

They 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.

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The police assured the public of a “thorough investigation into the case to bring all perpetrators to face justice.”

Below is the police statement

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