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Two arrested for killing and raping a young woman in the Ashanti Region



In a harrowing incident that has sent shockwaves through the community, two suspects have been apprehended by the police for allegedly raping the dead body of a 36-year-old woman after she was brutally murdered in her own home at Sene Bokankye in the Ashanti Region.

The suspects, identified as Kelvin Gyamfi and Samuel Addai, are accused of carrying out this despicable act following an invasion of the deceased’s home on a thieving expedition.

According to reports, the deceased was asleep when the duo clandestinely entered her room in an uncompleted building and ruthlessly attacked her, smashing her head twice with a cement block. Subsequently, after realizing she had succumbed to her injuries, they callously took turns to violate her lifeless body before absconding with her mobile phone and a meager sum of GHs42.00 in cash.

The tragic incident is reported to have taken place on February 8, 2024, when the deceased’s neighbors discovered her naked body lying in a pool of blood in her room. Her son, upon returning from school, raised the alarm upon witnessing the gruesome scene.


Upon further examination by the police, the body of the deceased revealed deep lacerations on her left ear, with severe head injuries and signs of sexual assault evident. Seminal fluid was also discovered around her genital area.

The perpetrators were eventually tracked down by Detective Inspector Abdul-Wahab Yusif Seoune of the Abuakwa Police, who led investigations resulting in the recovery of the stolen phone and SIM card, ultimately leading to the arrest of the suspects.

On March 17, 2024, Samuel Addai was apprehended in Atwima Bokankye, while his accomplice, Kelvin Gyamfi, managed to evade arrest initially but was later captured at his hideout in Medie-Accra two days later.

The suspects have since appeared before the Akropong District Magistrate court, where they face provisional charges of conspiracy to commit murder and murder. Investigations are ongoing, with plans for a DNA test to be conducted on the accused individuals using samples obtained from the deceased’s body.

The accused are scheduled to reappear before the court on April 4, 2024, as the community awaits justice for the heinous crime committed against the innocent victim. will continue to follow this story as it develops.


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