Isaac Kwasi Fosu, the unemployed middle-aged man, who claimed he is a contract killer, on Thursday confessed to an Accra Magistrate Court that he had killed 17 people across the country for politicians.
Kwasi Fosu alleged that he charged GH¢25,000 for each contract killing.
Even though the accused could not mention who his supposed politician clients were, he alleged that he was paid GH¢25,000 by his contracting partners for the killings.
The suspect who refused to mention the names of politicians who had contracted him claimed that he carried out the gruesome act with four other people who are now on the run.
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Fosu aka T O was arrested by the police on April 12 at Atibie Amanfrom in the Eastern Region after his cover was blown for allegedly murdering Kwaku Owiredu, a 15-year-old boy, in a cocoa farm at Abokyikrom near Nkawkaw.
The Holy Family Hospital at Nkawkaw has given the interim report on the cause of Owiredu’s death as hemorrhagic shock, sharp edged laceration of anterior and suspected assault.
The police are on the heels of the four other accomplices currently on the run. They are Kwame Alex, Yaw Ampofo, William Arthur and Yaa Pokua.
During his first appearance in the court presided over by Gloria Naa Botor Laryea, Isaac Kwasi Fosu was charged with conspiracy to murder and murder. He was later remanded into custody until June 18 to enable the police gather evidence to prosecute him.