The Ghana Police Service has offered a reward of GHC100,000 for anyone who provides information to assist the police to apprehend the perpetrators of the Wa killings.
“We continue to urge anyone with credible information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators to come forward and share with the Police.”
According to the Police, analysis of intelligence gathered so far suggests that there may be more than one person involved in this heinous crime and assured that they will do whatever it takes to get them arrested to face justice.
Police have indicated that they will continue to maintain law, order, and security in Wa Municipality and its environs.
So far one suspect Kankani Adongo, who was arrested on 19th September 2022 is in custody assisting with the investigation.
Meanwhile, the special purpose intelligence and investigation team as part of their surveillance during the night of 19th September 2022 recovered a body of a male adult at Bamahu.
After the necessary crime scene examination, the body was removed and deposited at the Regional Hospital, Wa awaiting autopsy.
A pathologist from the Police Hospital is leading a team to Wa as part of the investigation into the incidents.
Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, visited the Wa municipality and assured the chiefs and people of the Upper West region that the Ghana Police Service will do everything possible to arrest the perpetrators of the killings and kidnapping in the Wa municipality.
The IGP also assured the chiefs and residents of Wa that they will improve the security situation in the municipality and called on residents to help the police fight crime in the region.
“Be assured that we will keep improving on the security situation because we are there for you,” IGP assured the residents.”