The Police have arrested the key suspect in the Wa murder case.
Suspect Kankani Adongo, was arrested on September 19, 2022, at Bamahu, a suburb of Wa after extensive collaboration between the Police and community search parties, the Police announced.
The suspect is in custody and will be arraigned before the court to face justice.
The Police earlier assured that they will continue to maintain law, order and security in the Wa Municipality and surrounding communities.
A statement issued by the Police said the Special Purpose Police Intelligence and investigation teams working with members of the community on September 18, 2022 discovered a body in a shallow grave at Bamahu, a suburb of Wa.
POLICE UPDATE ON SECURITY SITUATION IN WA MUNICIPALITY AND ITS ENVIRONS
The Police continue to maintain law, order and security in the Wa Municipality and surrounding communities.
— Ghana Police Service (@GhPoliceService) September 19, 2022
The body was later identified by family members of the deceased as Seidu Baga who was reported missing on September 16, 2022.
The body was subsequently exhumed and conveyed to the Regional Hospital, Wa for autopsy and investigation.
Police are providing clinical psychologists to offer psycho-social support to the family.
“We wish to assure residents of the Wa Municipality and its environs that the special intelligence and investigation teams will continue to work around the clock with assistance from the affected communities to bring the perpetrators to face justice.
“Operations and combat teams have also saturated the area to ensure the safety and security at all,” the statement said.