Abesim Murder: The Police Discover Victim’s Intestines Buried In A Cocoa Farm
The Criminal Investigation Department, the (CID), of the Ghana Police Service on the Tuesday, August 24 2021, discovered a place where the suspect, Richard Appiah also buried all the intestines of one of the victims of the Abesim murder case. A statement issued by the Acting Director-General, the Public Affairs of the Ghana Police
Service, ACP Kwesi Ofori said the intestines were buried in a cocoa farm at Abesim, which the Police have since exhumed for the pathological analysis and also forensic examination in Accra. Also, two 2 sharp cutlasses with bloodstains used by the suspect to commit the crime were also retrieved from the scene, the statement said.
Meanwhile, the IGP has directed the Police Counselling Unit to provide families of the murdered persons in the Abesim with trauma-reduction therapy, counselling and also other psychological support. In furtherance of the directive, ACP Phyllis Osei, Director, Police Counselling Unit, and ASP Foster Nanewortor arrived at Sunyani on
the Tuesday, August 24 2021, and visited the family of Louis Agyemang, one of the murder victims to hold a counselling session to help reduce the family’s trauma. This was held with all family members and neighbours who were present. Private counselling sessions were later held with pare., siblings and some key immediate
family members who were adversely impacted by the murder. The team later proceeded to visit the family of the second victim, Stephen Boateng, at Abesim Alaska Junction and the same counselling sessions were held with the family.