The Police have arrested one person believed to be the prime suspect behind the Wa murder case.
Suspect Kankani Adongo, was arrested on 19th September 2022 at Bamahu, a suburb of Wa, a statement from the Police said.
According to the Service, the suspect was arrested after extensive collaboration between the Police and community search parties.
The Suspect is in custody and will be arraigned before the court to face justice, the Police said.
The Police Service had announced that it will continue to maintain law, order and security in the Wa Municipality and surrounding communities.
The Police said it’s special purpose police intelligence and investigation teams are working with members of the community on 18th September, 2022 discovered a body in a shallow grave at Bamahu, a suburb of Wa.
The body was later identified by family members of the deceased as Seidu Baga who was reported missing on 16th September, 2022.
The body was subsequently exhumed and conveyed to the Regional Hospital, Wa for autopsy and investigation.
A brief statement issued said “Police are providing clinical psychologists to offer psycho-social support to the family.
We wish to assure residents of the Wa Municipality and its environs that the special intelligence and investigation teams will continue to work around the clock with assistance from the affected communities to bring the perpetrators to face justice,” it added.
It said “Operations and combat teams have also saturated the area to ensure the safety and security at all.”