Mr. Ahmed Twumasi, a police Inspector who allegedly shot his girlfriend to dɛ@th at Kumasi in the Ashanti Region has been arrested.
According to a statement released by the Ghana Police Service, the suspect was arrested on the evening of Sunday, April 23 at Sekyere, near Effiduase in the Ashanti Region.
Mr. Twumasi allegedly murdɛrɛd his girlfriend identified as Maa Adwoa after accusing her of infidelity.
Although she denied the accusation, her boyfriend insisted on her guilt and imposed restrictions on her movements and communication.
In response, the woman asked for a breakup, but her jealous boyfriend refused and threatened dire consequences if she ended the relationship.
Despite the warning, the woman broke up with him. However, this further infuriated the boyfriend, who tracked her down and fatally shot her.
The police statement read;
POLICE INSPECTOR ARRESTED FOR THE MURDER OF A WOMAN IN KUMASI IN THE ASHANTI REGION
The Police have this evening arrested a Police officer, Inspector Ahmed Twumasi, who is alleged to have shot and killed a female adult, who was believed to be his girlfriend.
The shooting incident occurred in Kumasi, in the Ashanti region, on Thursday, 20th April 2023.
The suspect, who has been on the run since the incident, was arrested at Sekyere, near Effiduase in the Ashanti Region as a result of a special Police operation, which was launched following the shooting incident.
The suspect is currently in Police custody and will be put before court to face justice.