Police debunk reports that Imoro Sherrif was k!.llɛd for snatching someone’s girlfriend

The Ghana Police Service earlier today released a statement giving a blow-by-blow account of how young soldier, Imoro Sheriff was murdɛrɛd at Ashaiman.

After the demise of Imoro, reports went viral that the young soldier was k!.lled by his girlfriend’s other guy.

Statement from the police indicates that Imoro was robbed and k!lled. A portion of the release read;

On 4th March 2023, Police received information that a male adult had been found lying dead at Ashaiman Taifa in the Greater Accra Region. A team of Police officers proceeded to the said location and confirmed the incident.

Police immediately commenced investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the victim. The officers cordoned off the scene and called in the specialist Police Crime Scene team to process the scene for forensic analysis.


The Crime Scene team retrieved a number of items, including a knife with blood stains on it and a backpack. In the backpack, Police found one (1) Samsung tablet, one (1) Apple laptop, one (1) military uniform with the name tag “Imoro,” eight (8) other items of clothing, as well as a Ghana card and a Health Insurance card bearing the name Imoro Sherrif.

Judging from the contents of the backpack, the Police suspected the victim could be a soldier, and in line with Police standard operating procedure for handling institution-based victims, the Military was accordingly notified of the incident and some military personnel came to identify the deceased to Police as Imoro Sheriff, a soldier.

Investigations further revealed that on 3rd March 2023, the deceased had visited a female friend at Ashaiman Newtown at about 10:30 pm and left the place in the middle of the night at about 01:30 am, on the 4th March 2023.

After almost a week of painstaking intelligence-led operations, on 9th March 2023, the Police arrested suspects Safianu Musah alias Dayorgu and Ibrahim Abdul Rakib at their hideouts in Ashaiman. Two other suspects, Samuel Tetteh alias Wiper and Abubakar Sadick alias Birdman were also arrested at their hideouts on 10th March 2023. Two additional suspects, Yussif Mohammed and Abdul Gafaru Abdul Karim were arrested on 11th and 12th March 2023, respectively.

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