A 42-year-old man of Danyame a suburb of Kumasi has killed his girlfriend at Cedar Crescent Hotel. The man whose name is given as Edwin Awuku was arrested by the Kumasi Police after he shot dead his girlfriend at the Cedar Cresent Hotel at Danyame.
Police Investigation into the alleged murder revealed that he shot her as a result of a robbery attack which he himself reported.
Edwin Awuku checked into the hotel with the victim on Thursday 2nd January 2020 at about 1:00 am with the girlfriend Comfort Owusu Afriyie.
According to the Police, whilst in the hotel room, suspect Awuku shot the victim in the chest killing her instantly. The suspect Awuku sustained an injury on his left forefinger in the process.
Awuku sensing danger left the Hotel premises unnoticed and drove to his residence at Amakom and informed the wife about the incident and dropped the exhibit weapon and his mobile phones at home.
Both, the suspect and the wife went back to the hotel to raise alarm on the incident, drawing the attention of other persons.
Awuku and his wife later drove to the Central Police Station, where an official complaint of an alleged armed robbery and Murder was reported.
But after preliminary investigations by the Police, they 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, Kumasi.
The suspect has been arrested and in custody, while the case docket is being prepared for onward transmission to the Attorney General’s Office for advice.
The deceased lady was known as Maame Yaa. She was 46years of age. May she rest well and the perpetrator brought to justice.