Abesim murder: Conduct psychiatric test on suspect- Chief
Chief of Abesim near Sunyani of the Bono Region Nana Barima Kumi Acheaw has appealed to IGP Dr. George Dampere to immediately conduct psychiatric examination of Richard Appiah involved in the killing of three boys and stored their flesh in deep freezer.
Speaking to the media after IGP’s visit to families of the three killed by Richard Appiah on Monday 23 August 2021, the Abesim Chief Nana Kumi said “I will appeal to the police to conduct psychiatric examination on Richard Appiajh because he may not be mentally sound”.
Statistics shows that the Bono Region recorded 123 murder cases in 2021as compared to 144 this year same time last year.
In view of this, IGP Dr. George Dampare is touring Bono Region over increasing spate of criminal activities in the region including armed robbery after Richard Appiah was caught with human parts of three minors he stored in deep freezer.
The anti-robbery visit will see the topmost Police Capo interact with families of the three persons allegedly killed by Richard Appiah, is expected to improve visibility of operations of Anti-Robbery Task Force in the region to clamp down rampant criminal activities.
IGP Dr. George Dampare has directed Homicide Unit of the Police to take over investigation of the case involving a Sports Commentator Richard Appiah storing human parts in freezer after killing three persons at Abesim near Sunyani in Bono Region.
The officers of the Homicide Unit were deployed to the area after IGP Dr. Dampare visited the family of the three persons killed at Abesim.
The popular Footballer and Sports Commentator at Abesim within Sunyani Municipality of the Bono Region Richard Appiah with human parts stored in freezer is in the grips of the police command.
A search of the suspect, known in private life as “Fire Man’s ” room by the police revealed human parts including heads stored in a deep freezer.
Father of the one of the deceased Mr. Thomas Agyei explained that the footballer lured his 13-year old his son, Louis Agyemang Junior from a football park at Sunyani Abesim into his room and killed him.
Mr. Agyei noted that his boy who is a twin had left to the park for football training but was nowhere to be found by the evening. One of his friends called Tweneboa told his parents that they saw him in the company of the Sports Commentator and Footballer “Fire Man”.
When they approached him, he denied knowledge of the boy which gave the parents enough grounds for suspicion because Tweneboa still insisted that the two were seen walking together in the afternoon.
According to Director of Public Affairs of the police CID DSP Alexander Obeng has revealed that Clinical Psychologists have been engaged to help the police who conducted the search of the suspect’s room leading to the discovery of human parts stored in fridge.
Source : africaneditors.com