Two persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of Odehye Kwame Sarkodie in Adoagyiri.
Daniel Osei Yaw Boateng, 55, was arrested at his hideout at Sefwi Akontombra in the Western North Region upon intelligence gathered by the Kyebi Regional Police Command.
The second suspect, Kwame Anim, 57 years, was arrested later after the prime suspect mentioned him as accomplice to the crime.
One Kofi Korankye, alleged to be the personal driver of the rival chief of Adoagyiri, Okoanadwo Afutu Dompreh, has also been mentioned by the suspects as accomplice. He is currently at large.
The two suspects have been transferred to the police headquarters upon the orders of the police administration while investigations are still ongoing at the Kyebi Regional Police Command.
Residents are expecting the Ghana Police Service to properly investigate the matter and bring the perpetrators to book in order to ensure sanity and peace in the area.
Credible sources indicate that the prime suspect, Daniel Osei Yaw Boateng confessed to the police that he shot and killed Odehye Kwame Sarkodie.
He disclosed that one Kofi Kurankye gave him the gun and ordered him to shoot Odehye Kwame Sarkodie.
He mentioned to the police that Kwame Anim later whisked him from the crime scene after the incident.
Odehye Kwame Sarkodie was reportedly killed by assailants 15th July, 2023 following several threats on his life which was reported to the Nsawam Police station.
It follows the bloody clash that resulted in the killing of two persons and many injured some weeks ago.
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