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Court Frees Suspected Killers Of Former GPHA Boss

The Tema TDC District Court yesterday, January 26, 2023, discharged the two accused persons who are assisting the Police with investigation into the murder of Mrs Josephine Asante.

The accused, Amos Apeku, driver and Christian Agyei, houseboy were, however, rearrested by personnel of the Cold Case Unit (CCU) at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) headquarters of the Ghana Police Service.

Mrs Asante, Marketing and Public Affairs Manager at the Tema Port of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) was on Sunday January 13, 2019 found murdered in her Emefs Hillview Estates in the Ningo Prampram District of the Greater Accra Region.

The Prosecution, led by Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP),Mr Ernest Kwoffie, who is the Tema Regional Judicial Police (JUPOL) assisted by Policewoman Inspector Hilda Asante-Sarkodie, told the court that based on the Attorney General’s advice, the charges have been dropped.

The court, presided over by Her Ladyship Mrs Benedicta Antwi,therefore, upheld prosecution’s request and granted it.

The Tema Regional CID took over the inquisition from the local Emefs Police and told the media of the presence of semen.

Hours later, the CID Headquarters called for the docket and debunked the assertion of semen.

The Homicide Unit of the CID continued with the inquiry and as it progresses, a number of persons, both home and abroad were interrogated.

Late 2021, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr George Akuffo Dampare created a new unit, CCU, at the CID Headquarters to cater for the unsolved murder cases which include that of Josephine Asante, Ahmed Suale and Agatha Nabin, the Policewoman, among others. has been tiptoeing a distance from the detectives can say that, the unit now a little over a year in existence is truly up to the task for which it has been created.

A senior police source at the headquarters who preferred anonymity intimated to The Chronicle that the discharged accused persons may be needed as the investigation progresses and that, sooner, the long arm of the law will grab the prime suspect in the murder of Mrs Josephine Asante.



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