Information reaching us indicate that the Ofankor landlord, Stephen Nana Kankam who murdered his tenant few months ago over rent issues has gone missing.

Recall that the Stephen Kankam shot his tenant, late Benjamin Agyare to death in Accra over rent issues. He was arrested by the police and upon interrogation, disclosed that he did it out of self defense.

The court had earlier ordered that the accused person be remanded into prison custody and should not be brought to court subsequently till further notice following the Chief Justice’s restriction order on the movement of remand and convicted prisons due to COVID-19 but according to relatives of the deceased, the suspect is not in police custody as ordered by court.

The families of the victim fear for their lives since the Landlord is not in police custody .

However in court on Monday, Mr Okyere recounted that “we were told by this court that the accused would not be brought to court because of COVID-19” and that after the family has “followed up to the Nsawam Prison one month after he was remanded into prison custody.”

“But my investigations revealed that he’s (Kankam) not in prison custody, We are livid because of this revelation,” he told the court.

The father of the deceased disclosed that checks conducted by the family of the deceased at Nsawam and Ankaful prisons showed that the accused was not incarcerated.

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