Court remands five over Chinese national killing

Five suspects have been remanded over the murder of a Chinese national undertaking a One District – One Factory project at Asuboi in the Ayensuano district of the Eastern region.

They are Dennis Atta Kwabena Senior and Daniel Atta Kwabena Junior – twins both 34-year-old – Saviour Yegbe,22, Richard Offei alias Kwadjo Asuboi,26, and Kwaku Djin, 19. The suspects have been charged provisionally with robbery and murder.

The twins have additionally been charged with an offence of possessing narcotic drugs without lawful authority. The case has been adjourned to May 3, 2019.

A gang of armed robbers attacked an apartment which housed the Chinese numbering about seven undertaking a One -District -One -Factory Project and robbed them at gun point.

Eyewitnesses said the deceased was hit at the back of his head with a cement block by the robbers after attempting to resist them. The deceased who was bleeding from the nose was pronounced dead when rushed to the Suhum Government Hospital by a police patrol team.

The police said the robbers left with seven mobile phones, 15,000 Chinese Yen, Ghc 37,000 and a laptop.

The body of the deceased, Song Zhao Sheng,58, has been deposited at the Suhum Government Hospital Morgue.

On April 14, 2019 at about 3:00am a police operation team led by the Suhum Municipal Police commander, Superintendent Joseph Owusu acting on information arrested Dennis Atta Kwabena Senior and Daniel Atta Kwabena Junior at Asuboi.

Police retrieved a mobile phone, a Republic of Ghana students’ laptop computer, a laptop computer and a quantity of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp were found in the room of suspect Kwabena Senior while six assorted mobile phones, and a quantity of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp were also found in the room of suspect Kwabena Junior.

On the same day around 8:00am, the Police Operation team again arrested accused Kwaku Djin, 19, at Anom a suburb of Asuboi.

Yegbe Saviour and Richard Offei alias Kwadjo Asuboi were arrested Monday dawn around 3:00am.

Source: Ghana/Starrfm.com.gh/103.5FM/Kojo Ansah