The Akosombo Divisional Police Command in the Eastern Region has in their grip a 20-year man for possessing items believed to be human parts.
The suspect who identifies as Samuel Asare was arrested by Police at Anum in the Asuogyaman District after his father lodged a complaint to the police on Tuesday, July 14, 2020
According to a police report, the suspect’s father, Mr. Amoako Attah, went to Samuel’s room and found some bones supposed to be human parts.
He then beat him and reported the matter to the police to investigate.
Personnel from the Ghana Police Service together with the complainant went to his house where the suspect’s room was searched.
The Police retrieved decomposed bones said to be human skull, jaw, and ribs.
Samuel Asare was arrested and sent to the Police station and later to the Salvation Army Clinic where he was treated, for injuries he sustained from his father’s beatings and discharged.
Deputy Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Sergeant Francis Gormado, confirming the arrest indicating that they had started investigations into the matter.
“I can confirm that the Akosombo Divisional Command is currently investigating a case in which a 20-year-old guy by name Samuel Asare is being investigated for possession of human parts. We just commenced investigations and have not gotten anywhere yet. We expect to update the public when we have some information.”
He said the bones have been sent to the Peki Government hospital morgue for preservation before it will be transferred to the Police hospital for further investigations.
However, the suspect has refused to speak during interrogation.