The Bibiana and Ashanti Agona police in a joint operation have arrested five suspected killers in connection with the murder of one Mr Samuel Benson Kwakye, a retired educationist and cocoa farmer at Ashanti Agona.
The Suspects are Nana Donkor Okyere Siabuor III; 58 years old, Adu Yaw; aged 35, Kweku Ntim alias Killer; aged 38, Kofi Nnduro; 57 years old and Kofi Jamal alias Attah, 26.
ASP Olivia Adiku, the Western Regional Police PRO told the GNA that police were able to carry out the arrest following a tip-off.
She said four of the suspects admitted their involvement at various stages of the murder and that the fifth suspect who is a divisional chief is alleged to have contracted them with GHc5,000.00 for act to be carried out.
ASP Adiku said one Thomas Nsiah, an assembly member of the Sefwi Anhwiaso reported to the police that the victim was missing on April 20th this year.
The Police PRO said a search by the police together with some community members found the 58 year oldman buried on his farmland with multiple injuries.
According to her the deceased was tied around the neck and legs with a rope before the crime was committed.
ASP Adiku said that the body has since been deposited at the Bibiani government hospital for autopsy.
Credit: Graphic Online