Murder of GPHA manager: Police arrest second suspect

Murder of GPHA manager: Police arrest second suspect

- A second suspect has been arrested with regard to the murder of the the public affairs manager of the GPHA, Josephine Tanor Asante

- Amos Apreku, who was her personal driver, was picked up at Saki Central, near Michel Camp.

- He is currently in police custody as investigations into the death continues

Information available to shows that a second suspect in the case of the murder of Josephine Tanor Asante, a former official of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), has been arrested.

Amos Apreku, the personal driver of the deceased was picked up at Saki Central, near Michel Camp.

He was arrested on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, and has since been remanded into police custody to enable the police conduct further investigations into the matter.

Faces of two men
The suspects Amos Apreku and Christian Agyei Source:
Source: UGC

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According to police report, on January 13, 2018, at about 8:30 am, an attempt to open the bedroom door of Josephine Asante failed.

Apreku was reportedly contacted by the deceased’s 12-year-old son who told him about the incident in the house.

Upon entering the house, he found a bunch of keys allegedly used in opening the main gate of the house at the entrance.

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One of the keys was then used to open the bedroom door of the deceased who was found in a supine position in a pool of blood on the floor.

The driver lodged a complaint with police who arrived at the scene and later saw the houseboy burying a polythene bag, containing an amount of GH¢430 close to the boys’ quarters in the house. A wristwatch of the deceased was also found in the polythene bag.

Meanwhile, one-week celebration of the murdered Josephine Asante would be held today at the Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Community 1. Funeral arrangement would be announced later.

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