According to news reaching us, the residents of Akyempim in the Tarkwa Municipality of the Western region were on Monday evening stunned following the murder of Prophetess Rose Boafo of the local Word of Knowledge Church.
Prophetess Mrs Rose Boafo was murdered by unknown assailants at about 4 pm at the premises of her church at Akyempim near the offices of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) shortly after Monday afternoon church service.
The Western Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Ms. Olivia Ewuraabena Adiku told Graphic Online that the police are hunting for the perpetrators.
She said Mrs. Boafo, aged about 37-years, was murdered in a small apartment attached to the church building which she used for a one-on-one consultation with members who wish to discuss issues privately.
“At the scene, the victim’s body had part of her neck slashed with several cuts and stabbed multiple times in the abdomen.” The body has since been deposited at the Tarkwa Government Hospital, she said.