Suspect Who Murdered Uber Driver in Kumasi says He was influenced by money ritual


The world has truly become too cruel for humans lately. Ghana for the last days have had its share of bizarre stories and one was a suspect killing and beheading an Uber driver in the Ashanti Region.

The prime suspect in the murder of a 33-year-old headteacher of Atonsu-based Rogel Montesorri Basic School says he was motivated by the quest to get rich to commit that heinous crime, the police has said.

Rashid Ibrahim, aged 32, was arrested on Sunday after the decapitated body of the late Israel Agyei Manu was discovered at Feyiase new site.

Late Israel Agyei Manu

According to the police, he told investigators he acted on assurances of some people he consulted to bring a human head for money ritual.

“Yesterday (Sunday) after the incident, we had a tip-off that he was the one behind the killing of this gentleman so we quickly apprehended him. Initially, he denied the incident; he denied it that he was the one behind it and pleaded alibi.

A white Toyota Vitz vehicle with registration GE 3170 21 was seen parked at the scene where the lifeless body of the deceased, Israel Agyei Manu was found in the Bosomtwe District.

Rashid has subsequently led Police investigators to the scene he allegedly murdered Israel at times retrieve the very cutlass he used for the heinous crime.

Investigations is still ongoing to unravel the whole truth about the matter.

This devastating story is coming at a time three persons have so far died in Ejura over agitations linked to Fix the Country.

The Opposition Ndc has since led a demonstration today over what they described as insecurity and abuse of incumbency.

The demonstration began at Accra Mall through the liberation road all the way to the Flagstaff house where they presented a petition to The government to deal with issues of security in the country.

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