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Murder of Sogakope Assemblyman not agreement killing – Suspect ‘confesses’

A suspect in the murder of Marcus Mawutor Adzahli, the Assemblyman of the Sagakope South electoral spot in the Volta area, has told law enforcement they ended up not contracted to have out the killing.

Amos Abakla claimed the deceased was stabbed and later on shot lifeless simply because he fought back when he walked in on them just after they robbed him.

At a push briefing in Accra on Monday, the Director-Common of the Criminal Investigations Office, COP Isaac Ken Yeboah, reported the suspect who admitted his involvement in the crime, has also presented information on how it was carried out.

“He confessed that he and just one other particular person who is on the operate, shot the deceased right after he set up resistance which designed Adjei –another suspect- to stab him.

“According to Amos, the murder of Mawutor was as a result of resistance by the deceased throughout the attack and that it was not contract killing,” COP Yeboah included.

The late Adzahli was killed in his household by the assailants who broke into his condominium at dawn of Sunday, March 1.

The armed assailants allegedly used cement blocks to demolish the assembly member’s burglar-evidence doorways just before entering his area.

His spouse and daughter have been injured in the assault that remaining Sogakope in a condition of shock.

In the course of his tackle to the media, COP Yeboah explained Amos has led investigators to arrest the chief of the gang that carried out the assault.

Vincent Dzotekpe, 34, according to Amos offered the weapons utilized in the assault.

Investigations are still ongoing into the case and two other suspects who are on the operate are getting hunted for by the police.

COP Yeboah said the five suspects who have been arrested so considerably, have been remanded into law enforcement custody.

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