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Police on a manhunt for Mallam in murder of 21-year-old student in Bolgatanga

Police in Bolgatanga the Upper East Regional Capital are on manhunt for a key suspect in the murder of a 21-year-old student of the Gowrie Senior High School (SHS).

The body of the deceased was found close to a refuse damp in Sherigu in the Bolgatanga Municipality with severed eyes and exposed intestines, raising suspicions that the victim was killed for spiritual purposes.

In an interview on Bolgatanga based Yem Radio monitored by, Upper East Regional Public Relations Officer(PRO) ASP David Fianko Otchere disclosed that an arrest warrant has been secured to arrest the main suspect identified as Mallam Ali who is still at large.

“We have gone ahead to the court to secure a warrant of arrest of the suspect who has the name as Mallam Ali. He is the main suspect we are looking for now and very soon we will put out his pictures and all other details,” he said.

It has been gathered that the murdered student also operated a commercial tricycle within the Bolgatanga municipality.


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