Saturday 31st August, 2019
By Gifty Amofa, GNA
Accra, Aug. 31,
GNA - The Public Affairs Directorate of the Ghana Police Service has confirmed
the arrest of Eric Kojo Dua, the prime suspect, in the killing of the two
police officers at Kasoa.
arrested at the Adomi Bridge at Senchi in the Eastern Region by the Akosombo
Division upon a tip-off.
Commissioner of Police (ACP) David Eklu confirmed the arrest in a press
statement and copied GNA.
It said the
arrest was done by a combined team of the police personnel led by National
Dua, the prime
suspect in the murder of the two policemen at Kasoa in the Central Region had
been declared wanted and was arrested on Saturday, August 31.
Police found a
pistol with his name on it in the car used to commit the crime.
Two of his accomplices
are already with the police.
He was said to
be on board a black Golf car with the registration number GW 5972-18, heading
towards the Volta Region.
It would be
recalled that the MTTD officers were on guard duty when the occupants of an
unregistered vehicle opened fire on them when they were signalled to stop.
Dua, who was
reported to have disguised himself with a plaster on his left cheek, has been
detained for further investigations.