Bank of Ghana driver shoots girlfriend in Kumasi

A driver with the Bank of Ghana (BOG) shot his girlfriend with whom he checked into a hotel with at Danyame, a suburb in Kumasi.

The driver, Edwin Awuku shot and killed Comfort Owusu Afriyie alias Maame Yaa, 46 while in the hotel room, the police in Kumasi disclosed to the media.

In a statement Tuesday, the police said Mr Awuku last Thursday at about 1 am checked into the said hotel with the victim.

“While in the hotel room, Mr Awuku shot the victim in the chest and killed her, with suspect Awuku sustaining an injury on his left forefinger in the process.

“Mr Awuku then left the Hotel premises unnoticed and drove to his residence at Amakom to inform his wife about the incident,” the police said.

The statement added that Mr Awuku “also dropped the murder weapon and his mobile phone at home and proceeded with the wife to the hotel to raise alarm as though there had been a robbery, drawing the attention of other persons.

“The suspect and wife then went to the Central Police Station to lodge a complaint of robbery and murder.”

The police say they have retrieved the exhibits; Smith & Wesson SD 9mm Pistol, an empty shell casing and an Infinix Hot 5 mobile phone from suspect’s residence at Amakom.

The suspect has been arrested and is in police custody.

Source: Pulse Ghana

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