Wa murder: Police arrest key suspect
According to a Police statement “Suspect Kankani Adongo, was arrested on 19th September 2022 at Bamahu, a suburb of Wa after extensive collaboration between the Police and community search parties.”
He is in police custody and will be arraigned before the court to face justice.
Meanwhile, the special purpose police intelligence and investigation teams working with members of the Bamahu community in Wa on Sunday September 18, 2022, discovered a body in a shallow grave in the area.
The body was later identified by family members of the deceased as Seidu Baga who was reported missing on 16th September 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.
A statement issued by the Police said “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 safety and security at all.”
Locals last Friday staged a protest following the serial killing of private security guards that has claimed 10 lives.