Three were arrested in connection with the murder of a woman in Sefwi Bekwai who had sought for spiritual guidance.


In connection with the murder of Martha Tetteh, 27, in Sefwi Bekwai Atwumah in the Western North Region, the police have detained three people. 

She had reportedly come to the town on Monday, June 27, to visit a spiritualist, but later, her headless body was discovered thrown into an unfinished structure at Sefwi Bekwai. 

The spiritualist, Osofo Attah, and the person who introduced the victim, Solomon Sam, also known as Paa Solo, have been detained by police as of this writing. 

According to a statement released by the police on Friday, July 22, "during the course of interrogation, suspect Osofo Attah admitted to being involved in the crime and mentioned suspect John Nana Addai, alias Akwasi Kokoreh, as the one who hired suspect Solomon Sam to lure the victim to Sefwi Bekwai to consult the spiritualist." 

The aforementioned John Nana Addai has also been detained by police along with the other two. 

They were charged on July 21 and ordered to return to court on August 4 after being detained. 

According to, the deceased's body has been brought to the Bibiani Government Hospital for preservation and an autopsy. 

Chief Superintendent Grace Ansah-Akrofi, the Director of Public Affairs, signed the statement, which promised "a comprehensive inquiry into the issue to bring all criminals to face justice."


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