Landlord allegedly kills tenant who refused to vacate room in Accra

Landlord allegedly kills tenant who refused to vacate room in Accra

A landlord by name Victor Stephen Nana Kankam has allegedly shot and killed budding musician Spark Benjamine at Ofankor, a suburb in Accra.

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According to a report by, the landlord murdered his tenant because he refused to vacate a room he rented out to him.

The victim was initially rushed to the police station with multiple injuries before he was subsequently transported to the Police Hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival.

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DSP George Asare, the district commander and his team who went to the crime scene said they saw a pool of blood at the entrance of the deceased’s rented apartment.

Four spent shells were retrieved at the scene.

The police proceeded to suspect Nana Kankam’s residence at Ofankor and arrested him.

They searched his room and retrieved two pump action guns loaded with seven and eight rounds of cartridges each.

The police also retrieved 32 live cartridges.

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The suspect has been detained to assist the police in their investigations.

The body deposited at the police hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy. earlier reported that Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) has mounted a fierce defence for the rights of the over 15 million persons who subscribe to its communication network and other services.

The defence was contained in an affidavit that the telecommunication giant filed in a case at the Human Rights High Court in Accra on May 20, 2020.

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