According to the Ghana Police Service, a total of 8 people have been arrested in connection with the killing of two Police officers. But specifically, 3 suspects have been arrested in connection with the killing of Inspector Emmanuel Ashilevi.
Inspector Ashilevi of the Kwabenya Police Station was killed on Sunday dawn when armed robbers attack the police station to free members of their gang who have already been arrested. 7 arrested suspected armed robbers were freed while the Inspector in charge of the station at that night was shot dead.
According to the police, 28-year old woman Nancy Bentaah alias Awurama and George Yeboah Akarh also known as Kwasi Shower are part of the gang who attacked the Kwabenya Police Station.
According to the Inspector General of Police, David Asante-Apeatu, in the last 24 hours, one more suspect, a 32-year-old Nana Owuah who is believed to be the spiritual father of the other two have been arrested.
He is suspected to be the supplier of deadly weapons used by the suspected criminals in the Sunday dawn attack. The IGP said coffins and skeletons were found at the place of arrest.
Describing the Sunday attack as an “awful and unforgettable day”, COP Asante-Apeatu asked the public to help the police administration with information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the cop killers. The service has placed a ¢15,000 bounty on the Kwabenya case.
In the Lapaz incident, the IGP revealed the five suspects picked up include Benjamin Nii Lamptey, 27; Lialah Mohammed, 20; Musah Ibrahim, 37; Kassim and Abbas Abdullai.
In an unusual move, the IGP was the one who released the names of the suspects at a live press conference as he tries to assure the public they are safe.