V/R: 3 persons arrested by Police over murder

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The Aveyime-Battor Divisional Police Command of the Ghana Police Service in the North Tongu District has arrested three persons  suspected to be the masterminded  behind the murder of a 13 years old boy at Aflorkope, a suburb of Mafi-Dove in the Central Tongu District of the Volta Region.

The persons were picked by the Police to assist in investigations into the gory killing of the young boy who was beheaded by one Emmanuel Tsidi Doe, a citizen of the area in the evening of Sunday, 29th August, 2021.

According to the report announced by the Operation Motherland Sitrep for Aveyime, Battor, Mepe and Sogakope Environs as the preliminary investigations into the murder of a 13 years old boy disclosed another two persons including the main murderer.

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The Police report said, on 29th August, 2021, at about 2200hrs, a distress call was received from Tornyi Oppong Martin, a Community Policing Assistant (CPA) to the effect that a 13year old boy, later identified as KOFI, has been murdered at AFLORKOPE – DOVE village within the jurisdiction.

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In the report, Operation motherland personnel proceeded to the scene of crime and arrested suspect EMMANUEL TSIDI DOE, aged 22 years, an okada operator. The suspect was immediately interrogated in the presence of witnesses and he stated that suspect Madam FLODA EKPE, aged 52 years, the priestess of SHELTER PENTACOSTAL CHURCH PRAYER CENTRE at Aflorkope allegedly instructed him to provide her with a human head for some rituals.

The VICTIM head was found behind the house of suspect madam priestess Floda Ekpe and the headless body found in the BLAKOE STREAM at Aflorkope – Dove village.

The third suspect madam ADIKU OKUDZETO, aged 60years, who attended the Shelter Pentecostal church prayer centre for healing prayers who also allegedly played significant role in the murder of the innocent boy was arrested.
Body of the deceased deposited at the ROMAN CATHOLIC HOSPITAL, Battor for preservation and autopsy.

The three suspects in Aveyime Police custody assisting in investigations. Development will be reported accordingly.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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