Nigerian arrested in Ghana, charged with alleged murder of teacher


A Nigerian driver, identified as Emeka Adams, has been arrested and charged with the murder of a 27-year-old teacher, Alice Adamtey, in Accra, Ghana.

It was learnt that the suspect knocked the woman down with his vehicle, picked her up on the pretext of taking her to the hospital but took her to a bush and abandoned her leading to her death.

He committed the crime at the Adenta-Dodowa traffic intersection at about 7 p.m. on June 7, 2021 while he was driving a Hyundai Sonata saloon car with registration number GB 2126-20.

Confirming the incident, the Public Relations Officer of the Accra Regional Police Command, DSP Effia Tenge said investigations confirmed that the suspect allegedly abandoned the teacher in a bush at Abokobi, instead of taking her to the hospital for treatment.

The body of the victim was later found in the bush at Abokobi and the police were informed.

Police retrieved the body and conveyed it to the Police Hospital Morgue for autopsy and preservation.

She added that investigation by the police led to the arrest of Adams and the vehicle was also found in his possession.

The suspect is being processed for court on the charge of murder.

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