- The Kasoa Divisional Police Command has begun investigations into the grisly killing of 11-year-old Ishmael Mensah
- According to the police, the two suspects had planned to take the remains of the deceased for rituals Saturday evening
- The suspects, Felix Nyarko, 16, and Nicholas Kene, 17, were arrested on Saturday, April 3 and are insisting the police with investigations
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The Kasoa Divisional Police Command has commenced investigations into the grisly murder of 11-year-old Ishmael Mensah who was allegedly killed by two teenagers for rituals.
The deputy public relations officer (PRO) of the Ghana Police Service, Sergeant Evans Enttiee, says both suspects, Felix Nyarko, 16, and Nicholas Kene, 17, are in police custody and will issue statements as part of the ongoing investigation process to give an account of the event to assist the police in its interrogation.
The suspects were arrested on Saturday, April 3, following a distress call by residents of Kasoa Lamptey to the police about the homicide incident.
According to the residents, the two suspects admitted killing the 11-year-old boy for ritual purposes so they can make quick money.
Sergeant Evans Enttiee disclosed that the ongoing investigations reveal the two suspects had planned to take the body of the deceased for rituals Saturday evening.
Meanwhile, the remains of Ishmael Mensah have been deposited at the Police Hospital Mortuary for autopsy.
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported Hajia Maame Sahadatu, the mother of the 11-year-old boy who was gruesomely killed by the two teenagers for rituals in Kasoa, Central Region, has recounted how she got to know about her son's murder.
The bereaved mother disclosed that the elder sister of slain 11-year-old Ishmael Mensah came to break the heart-rending news to her.
Speaking in an interview, Sahadatu told Citi News amid tears that she was shocked by her son's demise.
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