Asamponhene's death: Police declare 3rd suspect wanted

Asamponhene's death: Police declare 3rd suspect wanted

- The Ashanti Regional Police Command has declared one Sadat Mohammed wanted

- Alhaji brings to the total number of three persons who have been linked to the death of the Asampomhene

- Unfortunately for the third suspect, a cellphone belonging to him was retrieved at the scene of the incident

The Ashanti Regional Police Command, in connection with last Sunday's killing of the Asantehene's Asamponhene, Oheneba Kwadwo Fodour has declared one Sadat Mohammed wanted.

38-year-old suspect, Alhaji brings to the total number of three persons who have been linked to the death of the Asamponhene

Unfortunately for the third suspect, a cellphone belonging to him was retrieved at the scene of the incident.

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The Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander, ACP David Agyemang Agyim, at press briefing on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 said the deceased was in the company of the suspect at his (Alhaji) residence at Kwadaso on Sunday before the incident occurred.

The suspect is said to have invited the Asamponhene to meet with him at Suame, a suburb of Kumasi, to settle a loan he had secured after months of failure to repay.

Hours later, his body was found by a group who were returning from a church service at the outskirts of the village - Ebuom on the Ejura - Nkoranza highway and it had multiple stabs.

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In other news, President Akufo-Addo has warned that persons caught engaging in illegal mining activities will henceforth be given a minimum sentence of 15 years.

This follows the amendment of the mining law of Ghana, which also stipulates a maximum of 25 years for illegal miners.

The President said punishments have also been increased for foreigners who will be found working illegally in the mining industry.

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