An artist, who goes by the name Pencil Master, has suggested that the police would need more than an artist to draw the suspects who were said to have killed the investigative journalist, Ahmed Hussein-Suale.
Speaking to Kwabena Agyapong in interview on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, Pencil Master said, it is highly possible for the suspects to be drawn but they would have to consider employing more than one artist to do the job.
The Police Administration has announced it is searching for calligraphers to assist them in investigating the death of late Suale.
According to the Police, they have received descriptions of the persons who on January 16, shot and killed the Ahmed near his family home at Madina in Accra, and would require experts to give artistic impression to the faces described by witnesses.
“A lot of people have described them [the killers] and we are also trying to get cartographers who can give us artistic impression about who they are, to help in identifying them. So far that is where we are,” ACP David Senanu Eklu told journalists Thursday.
Reacting to it, Pencil Master said, ‘’I wouldn’t say it is not possible, it is possible but if there are other means of tracking the suspects; maybe the use of CCTV from people’s residence then it will help. But if the other means fail, then I think we are in the right direction of using artists. It would be good for people to describe the suspects so the artists would draw them.’’
He described the issue as a delicate one and from a professional standpoint; the police would need a professional digital artist, someone who is competent for this job. The person should be someone who is a computer wizard.’’
Pencil Master stressed that; we need multiple artists and multiple witnesses to help get a uniformed drawing of the suspects.
The cost for the project he noted will not just be about money but would also involve a lot of time.
Ahmed Hussein-Suale who was a key member of Anas’ private investigations team, Tiger Eye PI, was shot dead at Madina. He was shot three times; twice in the chest and once in the neck.
He was said to have played a key role in the Number 12 investigative documentary by Anas Aremeyaw Anas which exposed deep seated corruption in Ghana’s football leading to the removal of Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi as Ghana Football Association (GFA) president