Ghana like many other countries in world has its share of cold cases, unresolved murders and murder mysteries that are yet to be cracked.
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Ghana has seen a number of unresolved murder cases in the last decade. The Ghana Police continue to investigate some of these cases but nothing concrete has been established as yet.
YEN.com.gh takes a look at 5 unsolved murders the police are still dealing with. This is in no particular order.
1. Killing of investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale
Ahmed Hussein-Suale was a Ghanaian undercover investigative journalist and an associate of ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
He was shot in Madina, a suburb of Accra on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by unidentified men on motorbikes. He was shot twice in the chest and once in his neck in his vehicle.
A year after he was murder, the police force say that all the evidence they have pointed towards a targeted assassination, and they were pursuing further investigations to bring the killers to book.
2. Killing of NPP MP J.B Danquah Adu
Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu, was a Ghanaian chartered accountant and politician from a prominent political family.
He was a member of the Parliament of Ghana for the New Patriotic Party between 2005 and 2009, and once more from 2013 until his death.
JB Danquah Adu was MP for Abuakwa North. He was stabbed to death in his bedroom at his residence in East Legon.
His murder happened on February 9, 2016. The police have arrested two suspects in connection to the incident.
The prime suspect, Daniel Asiedu, has confessed he was contracted by some people to kill the MP but almost fours down the line, he is yet to be prosecuted the courts.
3. Fennec Okyere
Fennec Okyere, was the head of MadTime Entertainment and former manager of hiplife artiste, Kwaw Kese. He was also found dead under mysterious condition at his Manet Gardens residence in March 2014.
Almost six years down the line the police is yet to even arrest a suspect in connection to the murder of Fennec Okyere.
4. Tema Port Public Affairs boss Josephine Asante stabbed to death
The Marketing and Public Affairs Manager of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) in charge of the Tema Port, Josephine Asante, was also stabbed to death at her residence in Tema Community 25.
The murder happened in January 2019 after she had returned from a party for senior staff.
She was killed in her bedroom. The police are still investigating the matter.
5. The Takoradi kidnapped girls
Four girls were reported to have been kidnapped in August 2018 but bodies believed to belong to them were discovered in August 2019.
The police confirmed retrieving some bodies from a septic tank behind a house, one of the suspects used to live in.
According to the police, a DNA test confirmed the bodies retrieved from the septic tank were that of the ladies.
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