Five suspects are in the grips of the Eastern Regional Police Command for their alleged involvement in the murder of the astronaut engineer at Oda, a few weeks ago.
The suspects were arrested by a team of investigators from the regional police command, led by the regional Crime Officer, Chief Superintendent David Kofi Gyabaa.
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They are Samson Anim, driver of the Hyundai bus the victim boarded before he died, Ebenezer Asante, Samuel Peprah, Frank Konadu and Emmanuel Okyere.
Regional Police PRO, ASP Ebenezer Tetteh who confirmed the arrest to Adom News’ Kofi Siaw said they were put before a magistrate court in Koforidua and were remanded by the court.
The last suspect, Emmanuel Okyere, was however granted police enquiry bail to allow him partake in the WASSCE.
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The aeronautic engineer, Prince Kwabena Kumi, was on his way to surprise his mother during the Easter holidays when police in Akroso seized his vehicle for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol.
Sister of the deceased, Abena Osei Debrah, told Joy News her brother was prevented three times from boarding a commercial vehicle to his destination.
His body was later found in a ditch.