Police have arrested Nana Clark Onyaa, the Chief who allegedly conspired with a pastor and killed a 25-year-old student nurse, and buried her inside his (chief) Kitchen at Mankesim.
The Tufuhene of Ekumfi Akwakrom went into hiding after he got wind that his accomplice had been arrested.
Nana Clark Onyaa was however picked up at his girlfriend’s house at Ekumfi Akwakrom Hilltop.
Information gathered by Kasapa News Yaw Boagyan indicates that Nana Onyaa and the Pastor who doubles as the boyfriend of the sister of the deceased after kidnapping the lady first demanded Ghc15,000 from the family before the lady will be released.
Police say after the family failed to pay the amount, the Chief and the Pastor killed the lady and buried her inside the chief’s Kitchen allegedly for ritual purposes.
The pastor was earlier arrested at Cape Coast after confessing the crime to the police after which the Police followed him to the Chief’s House.
The suspect pastor
The body was retrieved from the chief’s house where her bag, shoes, and other belongings were retrieved. The body has been deposited at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital Mortuary for preservation and autopsy.
Central Regional Crime Officer, Chief Superintendent David Gyabaa confirmed the arrest and said both suspects are in Regional Police Custody assisting the investigation.