2 suspects arrested, remanded in connection with murder of trainee nurse at Mankessim

The suspects.

The Ghana Police Service, through a targeted special-intelligence investigation, has arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of a 25-year-old nursing student at Mankesim in the Central Region.

The two suspects, Michael Darko alias Nana 1, a self-styled pastor; and Christopher Ekow Clarke Tufuhene of Aquakrom, a suburb of Mankesim, were arrested at their various hideouts following an investigation on September 19, 2022.

The police said the two had confessed to murdering the victim for money rituals.

A statement said they have been remanded to reappear before the court on October 4, 2022.

“The deceased, Georgina Asor Botwe, was reported missing on 10th September, 2022.”

“During police interrogation, suspect Michael Darko, who is the alleged boyfriend of the senior sister of the deceased victim and was last seen with the her, led Police to the location where they had buried her after the murder. The body has since been exhumed and deposited at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy.”

“The two accused persons were on Thursday, 22nd September, 2022 arraigned before the District Court II in Cape-Coast and have been remanded to reappear before the court on 4th October, 2022.”

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