- Three Nigerians busted by police for their alleged involvement in murder of two-year-old
- The victim Nathaniel Owusu went missing but his body was later discovered
The Weija Divisional Police Command has arrested three Nigerians in connection to the murder of the two-year-old at Kalabule, a suburb in Accra.
According to the police, the three are; Perry Tomode Genesis, 28, Kelly Aluna, 32 and Ebona Fabian, 21.
Briefing Daily Guide newspaper, Weija Divisional Police Commander and Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Laar Baman said the police received a formal complaint of the missing child around 8:30pm on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, from the parents of the victim at the Weija toll booth police station.
He stated that based on police investigations, the three suspects who lived about 200 metres away from the house of the victim and his parents were arrested to assist police in their investigations.
A search was further conducted on the premises of the three Nigerian suspects but nothing was found.
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The divisional commander also added that some persons had been invited by the police to give out their statements but the three arrested Nigerians would be kept at the station until investigations are over.
“It is being speculated that parts of the body of the victim had been removed but until the autopsy has been conducted, we cannot confirm that part of the body has been removed,” ACP Laar Baman opined.
The victim, two-year-old baby, Nathaniel Owusu went missing on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, but his body was later discovered on Saturday, April 27 wrapped in a bed sheet hidden between some packed cement blocks at the back of a house close to the apartment of his parents.
Father of the deceased Kwame Owusu has vowed to assist the police find the killers of his son.
In a related news, a Nigerian identified as, Enabulele Osazee Frank, who posed as a United States Major Barnett Edward, has been sentenced to 30 days in prison with an option of a N25,000 fine by Justice Danlami Senchi of an FCT High Court sitting in Jabi.
The development was made known by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
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