IGP storms Abesim over alleged ritual killings

The acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, has visited Abesim, in the Bono Region over the alleged ritual murder of three persons.

He visited the area on Sunday, August 22, 2021

The Police in the early hours of Saturday arrested and placed in custody Richard Appiah, a 28-year-old architect and a popular footballer, in connection with the crime.

Appiah allegedly murdered his 12-year-old relative, Louis Agyemang Junior and kept the body in his room.

A further search by the police discovered some human parts, including two human heads, in a refrigerator.

Police are yet to identify the remaining victim.

Mr Yeboah Asuamah, a former Assemblyman of the Nkwabeng Electoral Area in the Sunyani Municipality,

“I informed the Abesim police station about my missing son and they gave me an extract to do radio announcement which I did. Since then, I have not heard anything again,” he said, explaining because he reported the matter, the police invited him to the scene to identify the bodies.

“I easily identified Sarpong when I saw his head among the human parts kept in the refrigerator in the suspect’s room,” he said.

By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana