Two classic priests are in the custody of the law enforcement for allegedly killing a biochemist expert and siphoning what is suspected to be his blood into a gallon.
The deceased Edward Quartey-Papafio, 64, experienced left his property on January 15, 2020, at about 3:30 am after obtaining a mobile phone call, his wife experienced advised the police.
According to the Director-Common of the CID, COP Isaac Yeboah, just after police investigations, it was learned that the deceased was final spotted in Adeisu, in the vicinity of Nsawam in the Japanese region.
The law enforcement intensified investigation, and on April 21, 2020, they arrested suspects Christian Gameli Lawerh alias Ability, 36, and Well-known Adorkunu alias Scorpion, 37.
Each fetish clergymen hail from the Volta region but reside at Maame Dede in the vicinity of Adeisu.
Just after a look for was performed at their residences, law enforcement retrieved two pump action guns, a one barrel gun, collectively with eleven packets of cartridges from Lawerh’s place.
On April 29, the two suspects admitted acquiring interacted with the lacking person for some time, but he was later shot and killed on January 15, 2020, at their shrine.
The suspects reiterated that the deceased was buried at a specific place inside of the shrine and led police to the scene. The place was secured for an exhumation order to be granted by the courtroom.
On April 30, the police together with pathologists and other forensic gurus went to Maame Dede and executed the exhumation.
The pathologists retrieved the decomposed entire body from a grave.
A 2nd decomposed overall body whose title the suspect Gameli gave as Kwesi Zomelo also from Kasoa was retrieved from the a different grave.
The group afterwards exhumed human sections, hair attachments, beads, belonging to a woman, law enforcement suspect, and bones from a 3rd grave within just the same perimeter.
A decomposed human flesh with bones wrapped in a fabric buried amongst the bodies was also retrieved from one more grave. The group in addition retrieved human skulls alongside one another with bones suspected to be human hidden below two idols in the house.
Investigations have so considerably founded that on December 2019, the two conspired to murder the deceased, Edward Quartey-Papafio.
They, as a result, lured the deceased to their shrine and succeeded in amassing dollars amounting of 10,000 Ghana cedis from him beneath the pretense that they had been likely to fortify the deceased spiritually to allow his company to flourish.
On January 15, they invited Quartey-Papafio to the shrine for what they claimed to be the past purification ceremony and in the system shot, killed and buried the deceased.
Law enforcement say after committing the criminal offense, Lawerh took possession of the deceased’s Itel and Nokia cellular phones and handed them to his 3rd wife, alongside one another with a bunch of keys.
The 2nd suspect Adorkunu, on the other hand, confessed that he shot and killed the deceased.
He also confessed to killing Zomelo and 1 of his masons after the deceased demanded cash owed him.
According to COP Isaac Ken Yeboah, the remains exhumed from the shrine have been deposited at the Law enforcement Healthcare facility Mortuary awaiting DNA testing and identification.
The suspects have been remanded and are awaiting trial.
This report was just one of many relayed to the Press on Monday afternoon.
In accordance to the Director-Typical of the CID, this was to avert the media from misinforming the community about ongoing investigations and to very clear the air on development designed in a number of topical crimes that have transpired in the region for the first quarter of the yr.