Wassa Akropong: 33 Chinese National Arrested in connection with the murder of 2 Chinese

A total of thirty-three Chinese nationals have been arrested by the Ghana Police Service since police commenced investigations into the gruesome murder of two Chinese at Philip Obeng guest house in Wassa Akropong.

According to Public Relations Officer for the Western Region Command of the Ghana Police Service, DSP Olivia Ewurabena Adiku, these Chinese have been transferred to the regional headquarters in Sekondi to assist investigation.

On Saturday 20th October, 2018, at about 8am, misunderstanding ensued between some [unidentified] gamblers at a popular gambling joint called “Agapert”, in Wassa Akropong which further escalated into gun shots killing two, and one sustaining severe injuries.

Confirming the story to spicefmonline, DSP Olivia Adiku said four out of the arrested are suspected to be among the gamblers when the unfortunate incident happened.

The remaining twenty-nine however were pickup at the immediate parameter of the crime scene, and are aiding investigations while the Ghana Immigration also ascertain whether they have the necessary document to reside or work in Ghana.

DSP Olivia Adiku disclosed that, the suspected murderer of the two, is currently on the run.

Adding that the injured has also been transferred to Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital for emergent treatment.

She however mention that, interrogating the suspects has been a problem to police investigators due language barrier.

Kojo Ennimil Arthur | Spicefmonline.com | Ghana

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