100k bounty placed on Wa killers

Wa

The Ghana Police Service has set aside a reward of GHC100, 000 for anyone who provides information on the Wa killings.

Residents of Wa in the Upper West Region have been alarmed by incessant disappearances of private security guards in the area.

10 private security men have been killed by unknown assailants in Wa within the last nine months with the latest incident happening last Friday.

This has angered youth in the area, who protested the incessant killings.

The Police on September 19 2022 arrested one person believed to be the prime suspect behind the Wa murders.

Suspect Kankani Adongo was arrested, at Bamahu, a suburb of Wa after an extensive collaboration between the Police and community search parties.

The suspect is in police custody assisting with the investigation.

In an update, the Ghana Police Service says analysis of intelligence gathered suggests that there may be more than one person involved killings.

The police have assured the general public it will work assiduously to ensure that justice is served.

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Read full statement from Police below:

UPDATE ON SECURITY SITUATION IN WA MUNICIPALITY AND ITS ENVIRONS

Police continue to maintain law, order and security in Wa Municipality and its environs.

Suspect Kankani Adongo, who was arrested on 19th September, 2022 is in custody assisting with the investigation.

Analysis of intetelligence gathered so far suggests that there may be more than one person involved in this heinous crime and we will do whatever it takes to get them arrested to face justice.

Meanwhile, the special purpose intelligence and investigation team as part of their surveillance during the night of 19th September, 2022 recovered a body of a male adult at Bamahu. After the necessary crime scene examination, the body was removed and deposited at the Regional Hospital, Wa awaiting autopsy. A pathologist from the Police Hospital is leading a team to Wa as part of investigation into the incidents.

We continue to urge anyone with credible information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators to come forward and share with the Police. In line with this, a reward of GHC100,000 has been set aside for anyone who provides information in that regard.

Ghana | Atinkaonline.com | Vivian Adu

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