Ghana police has released an update on the murder of the Assembly Member of Sogakope South Electoral Area.

In the report, the CID revealed that Vincent Adjei, 33 is believed to be the ring leader in the murder of the Assembly Member of the Sogakope South, Mawuli Adzahli.

The four suspects Bright Awuya, 33, Franklin  Tetteh, 22, Ansong Stephen 26; and Amos Agbaklah have been remanded into prison custody by the Dabala  District Court to reappear at the court on 26th May, 2020.

Police in the Volta Region arrested the four persons suspected to have a hand in the killing of the Assembly Member for the Sogakope South electoral area, Marcus Mawutor Adzahli.

The four according to the police are assisting with investigations and will be arraigned in accordance with the law.

While calling on the general public to help them, the statement from the Regional Command indicated that the police together with other agencies are working assiduously to apprehend all perpetrators of the heinous crime and bring them to book.

“Four persons have been arrested on suspicion of their involvement in the killing of the Assemblyman for Sogakope South Electoral area. The four are currently assisting Police investigation and will be duly arraigned before court. The Police are working assiduously in partnership with all relevant stakeholders to arrest anyone involved in the killing of the Assemblyman and also call on the public for support.”

The police also pleaded with the public to use the following toll-free numbers: 191/18555 or 0242979097/0240292264/0201748309  to volunteer credible and timely information that can lead to the arrest of people linked to the killing and criminal elements within the region.

How Marcus died

Marcus Mawutor Adzahli was allergedly killed by unknown assailants in his residence in Sogakope in the early hours of Sunday, March 1, 2020.

The assailants, numbering about eight, reportedly stormed the victim’s house wielding guns and cement blocks amidst sporadic shooting.

A resident of Sogakope, Yao Amekor, told Citi News that the shooting scared neighbours of the deceased and onlookers.

Mr. Adzahli sustained gunshot and stab wounds in the attack while the deceased’s wife also sustained gunshot wounds.

Whereas the family is demanding instance Justice many have also called on the security agencies in the region to step up their efforts in finding persons involved in the killing.

Missing rifles

Meanwhile, two police officers have also been arrested and detained following the disappearance of one service rifle at the Sogakope Police station on Saturday, March 7, 2020.

Although, investigations so far do not suggest any link between the missing weapon and the murder of the Assemblyman the command assured to get to the bottom of the issue.

The Regional Police Command has directed that the two suspects are quickly transferred to the Regional Headquarters to assist with investigation. || Justice Felix Ametepe


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