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Police Nab Driver Who Knocked Down Teacher And Dumped Her In The Bush

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The suspect, Emeka Adams, 42, was arrested nine days after he had allegedly knocked down the teacher and abandoned her.

He is alleged to have committed the crime at the Adentan-Dodowa traffic intersection at about 7 p.m. on June 7, 2021, while he was in charge of a Hyundai Sonata Saloon vehicle with registration number GB 2126-20.

Investigation

Briefing the Daily Graphic after the arrest of the suspect, the Public Relations Officer of the Accra Regional Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Mrs. Effia Tenge, said after knocking down the teacher, the suspect picked her up under the pretext of taking her to a health facility for treatment.

However, she said police investigations showed that the suspect allegedly abandoned the teacher in a bush at Abokobi, instead of taking her to the hospital.

The body of the victim, she said, was later found in the bush at Abokobi and the police were informed. The police retrieved the body and conveyed it to the Police Hospital Morgue for autopsy and preservation.

Police intelligence, she said, led to the arrest of Adams last Wednesday and the vehicle was also found in his possession.

In another development

Two suspected robbers alleged to have attacked a motorcycle rider with machetes and made away with the motorbike have been arrested at the Tunga Children’s Park at Dansoman in Accra.

They are Mawuli Amegbo and Sule Mohammed. The machetes used have also been retrieved.

Mrs. Tenge said the suspects were arrested at about 8 a.m. last Sunday.

She said they were arrested after the victim raised the alarm when he was attacked by the suspects with two others currently on the run.

When the victim cried for help, some eyewitnesses came to his aid and pursued the robbers while others tried to contact the police.

Source: graphiconline.com

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