Friday, 29 September

Mankessim: Chief, pastor confess to murdering student nurse for money rituals – Police

The suspects

The two suspects involved in the alleged murder of a 25-year-old trainee nurse have confessed to murdering their victim for money rituals, the Police has said.

The two, Michael Darko alias Nana 1, a self-styled Pastor and Christopher Ekow Clarke Tufuhene of Aquakrom, a suburb of Mankesim were arrested at their various hideouts following Police investigation.

The deceased, Georgina Asor Botwe, was reported missing on 10th September, 2022.

The Police said during interrogation, suspect Michael Darko, who is the alleged boyfriend of the senior sister of the deceased victim and was last seen with the her, led Police to the location where they had buried her after the murder.

The body has since been exhumed and deposited at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy.

The two accused persons today, Thursday, 22nd September 2022, appeared before the District Court II in Cape Coast and have been remanded to reappear before the court on 4th October 2022.

Source: Mensah