Eric Kojo Duah, the chief suspect in the murder of Sergeant Eric Dzamesi and Lance Corporal Mohammed Awal at Gomoa Buduburam has told police investigators that his decision to shoot and kill the two MTTD officers was borne out of the desire to avenge the death of his mother.
Though he refused to explain to investigators how his mother died and how one of the two Police officers contributed to her demise, Kojo Duah admitted to killing the officers even though he did not fire sporadically at the slain officers as earlier reported.
Reports say Kojo Duah is the son of the late Madam Elizabeth Boateng, founder of ‘Strong Living Fire Church’ who died mysteriously some years ago.
Two police officers were gruesomely killed in broad daylight by the suspect at Gomoa Buduburam in the Central Region.
According to reports, at about 1pm on Wednesday August 28, 2019 the police administration received information that two Motor Transport and Traffic Directorate (MTTD) personnel had been shot and killed by unknown assailants.
Through a hunt by the Police, six of the suspects were arrested while the main suspect, Kojo Duah bolted.
Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), James Oppong Boanuh placed a GH¢10,000 bounty on his head and on Saturday, he was arrested around the Adomi bridge.
Eric Kojo Duah and 6 other accomplices were arraigned before a Kaneshie District Court presided over by Justice Rosemond Dodua Agyiri on Monday and charged with conspiracy to commit murder, abetment of murder and murder.