Somanya Killing: Alleged Killer of Woman Arrested By Police After Fleeing


The Ghana Police Service has apprehended the man who allegedly murdered a young woman in a guest house at Somanya.

It was reported that a 25-year old lady identified as Believe Sakitey was found lifeless in a guest house she lodged with a man at Somanya.

The Director of the guest house upon sighted on the dead body of the young lady phoned the police who retrieved the body but the man behind the gruesome murder was on the run.

According to the Acting Eastern Regional Police spokesperson, Sgt Francis Gomado, the arrest follows days of manhunt for one Charles Tetteh after the manager of the guest house reported the incident.

Per reports, Mr Tetteh allegedly stabbed her to death with a knife and fled the scene.

Subsequently, the police invited family members including the husband of the deceased to the Somanya District Police to assist in getting relevant information that could lead to the arrest of the suspect.

Upon arrival of the family, a worker at the guest house, who was also assisting with investigation, pointed to the husband of the deceased as the man who came in with the lady to lodge.

The name Charles Tetteh, according to the investigators, was a pseudonym he chose in order to hide his identity.

The suspect, whose original name is Prosper Negble, is currently in police custody assisting investigation.

Supt. Gomado further added that the suspect, if found guilty, will be put before court.

However, the rationale behind the murder is yet to be known.

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