The Sege District Police Command has arrested one Osmanu Quaye, a 21-year-old, for allegedly killing and beheading an 18-year-old herdsman at Amuyaokorpe, a suburb of Sege in the Greater Accra Region.
DSP George Aboagye, the Sege District Police Commander, in an interview said the chief of the area, Nene Amuyao Narh, reported the missing of one Jonathan Amuyao 18-year-old, who had sent cattle to graze but had not to returned.
“On July 26, at around 12:15 hours the chief, accompanied by the cattle owner Mr Moses Amuyao reported that a search team has found the boy in the bush with the head chopped off.”
DSP Aboagye said the police picked up Osmanu Quaye, who was suspected to have committed the crime and to assist in investigations.
The Assembly Member for the area Mr David Amuyao Narh, on his part, told the GNA that a search team found the head and the body at different places in the forest.
The suspect is in the custody of the Sege Police while the body of the diseased has been deposited at the Police Hospital Morgue for autopsy.