The Central Regional Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has arrested a suspect in connection with the murder of G/L/Cpl. Kingsley Boahene who was shot and killed at Mankessim.

Isaac Eshun was arrested following crime scene investigations conducted by the regional CID, together with the headquarters’ Crime Scene Management Team.

The investigation revealed spent cartridges retrieved from the murder scene were suspected to have been fired from a pistol and shotgun belonging to the suspect.


The police revisited the murder scene which is about 400 metres from the filling station along the Mankesim-Kumasi road.

According to reports, the deceased, who was found in a pool of blood, was in a supine position, wearing blue shorts with white tops which has been preserved as evidence .

The suspect is set to appear before court while the police are still making efforts to arrest a second suspect to assist in ongoing investigations.