Houseboy Who Killed His Madam Arrested: Police Swiftly Retrieves Lady's Phone Except Stolen Car

Houseboy Who Killed His Madam Arrested: Police Swiftly Retrieves Lady's Phone Except Stolen Car

  • Police in Kumasi swiftly arrested the 22-year-old houseboy who is suspected of murdering his female employer and bolting away with her car on Thursday
  • John Alister was arrested at his hideout in Accra, according to reports and phones and other items he stole from his employer, Princess Afia Ahenkan, were retrieved
  • However, a KIA Sportage vehicle he is alleged to have bolted away with after the murder has still not been found

Latest updates about the bizarre murder of a young married woman by her houseboy suggest police have been able to retrieve the lady's phone but her car remains missing.

John Alister, the houseboy, was arrested on Thursday, September 14, 2023, a few days after he allegedly murdered Princess Afia Ahenken at her residence in Sokoban in the Ashanti Region.

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According to updates being monitored by, the deceased’s KIA Sportage vehicle is yet to be retrieved, even though her phone and other items were recovered when 22-year-old John was arrested.

Houseboy Who Killed His Madam Arrested: Police Swiftly Retrieves Lady's Phone Except Stolen Car
L-R: John Alister, a file photo of a KIA Sportage and the deceased Princess Afia Ahenkan. Source: Facebook/@william.anane.31
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The story of the suspected murder of the woman gripped many Ghanaians on Thursday, September 14, 2023.

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Viral video shows John Alister arrested

Many people were delighted by a video circulating on social media that captured a young man who looks like circulated images of John Allister in handcuffs.

He was being violently interrogated by someone about the whereabouts of the stolen items including the vehicle.

Amid tears, John Alister blurted out incoherent words that suggested that he had sold everything he took from the woman before killing her and that he was willing to provide the contact information of the person who bought the car.

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John Alister suspected of stabbing madam to death

According to people close to the issue, the 22-year-old stabbed Afia Ahenkan to death and bolted with her car just two weeks after she employed him.

A video of John's arrest popped up to the delight of many Ghanaians.

Reports say John also hit the woman with a heavy blunt object while she was on the phone with a friend.

Murdered lady is football legend Rev Osei Kofi's daughter-in-law

In a related story, the deceased lady was married to the son of Ghanaian football legend Reverend Osei Kofi.

The London-based son of Rev Osei Kofi is reported to have hired the houseboy for his wife just two weeks ago.

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