Stabbed MP’s ‘Killer’ arrested

The Accra Regional Police Command has arrested a man suspected to have killed the Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu.

According to Citi News’ Franklin Badu Jnr, the alleged killer was nabbed in an operation led by the Regional Commander, COP Dr. George Akuffo Dampare.

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The operation begun last night and ended Thursday dawn. Details of how the arrest and the identity of the suspect are yet unknown.

The police are currently interrogating the suspect to know whether he acted independently or was contracted to kill.

The arrest comes barely a day after police announced a Ghc10,000 cedis bounty for information that could lead to the arrest of the alleged killers.

Investigations into the gruesome killing of the MP began on Tuesday morning, after his demise at dawn that same day.

Efforts to capture the suspect intensified after the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) took over the investigations.

Police sources also revealed a member of Parliament on the minority side was also instrumental in the arrest of the suspect.

The arrest comes a day after five of the six persons who were invited for questioning over the killing were discharged.

Watch this space for more update.

 

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