Body Discovered In Wa
Information indicates that a dead body has also been discovered in a shallow grave around the Napogbakole residential area in the Wa municipality in the Upper West region. The deceased is also suspected to be one of the alleged kidnapped watchmen in Wa. The Upper West Regional Police Command has since exhumed the body
and commenced investigation to identify the deceased. On the September 16,2022, some residents of Wa in the Upper West Region demonstrated to also express their displeasure over recent alleged killings and kidnapping of some residents in the region. Information indicates that from the 2021 to 2022, a total of 9 persons have
been allegedly murdered /kidnapped in the region under some strange circumstances. The youth marched to the Wa Naa’s palace to seek his intervention. They burnt tyres at vantage locations in the Wa Municipality to demand justice from the Regional Security Council and leaders in the region to apprehend the suspects
engaged in the murders/kidnapping. The youth were however dispersed with tear gas from the police to prevent any unforeseen circumstances. A statement signed by Grace Ansah-Akrofi, Chief Superintendent of Police Director, Public Affairs, stated that a special purpose investigation and intelligence teams as well as
additional police visibility and crime teams have been deployed to Wa under the leadership of the Director-General of Operations. The Ghana Police Service assured the public that they will continue to work towards ensuring the safety and security of all persons across the country.
Abduction in Wa
The first issue occured on April 17. 2022 at High Ranking International School, he was killed with parts missing. A man was also found buried with parts missing at T.I Ahmadiyya JHS on Bamahu Stretch. A security Man who was employed to oversee two-story buildings was also found dead with parts missing including his heart according to the Police Commander. Another security
man was declared missing by the police along the Nakore Road on the August 23, 2022. Name Yahaya Alhassan, aged 68. On Friday September 9 2022 another victim at Child Support Ghana Orphanage Home, escaped death narrowly after a woman shouted. On Sunday September 11, 2022 at Star Standards International School within Napogebakoleea victim was kidnapped and has not been found.
Incidents In 2021
In February 2021, a man by Name Kojo Kunta AKA Ogyam was killed in front of Info Radio. Another man was also killed between Loho and Kaleo on 31st August 2022.