Six persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of investigative journalist, Ahmed Hussein-Suale, the police have disclosed.
The Director General of Police Public Affairs ACP David Senanu Eklu confirmed the arrest Thursday, adding that the suspects were interrogated and placed on bail.
Ahmed Hussein-Suale a partner of renowned undercover Journalist Anas Aremeway Anas was instrumental in the investigative piece dubbed Number 12 documentary that exposed the corruption in Ghana football.
He was shot to death on Wednesday, January 16, by unknown gunmen whilst he drove home. According to the Police, he was shot three times, twice in the chest and another in the neck, resulting in his instant death.
Hussein-Suale’s murder followed months after the Member of Parliament for Assin Central Kennedy Agyapong showed his pictures on TV urging the public to assault him whenever they set eyes on him, describing him as a ‘bad boy”.
“Eyewitnesses have been interviewed and as I speak now six suspects have been arrested questioned and are currently on bail,” ACP Eklu told the media Thursday in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.
He stated that three other persons the police believed had information relating to the murder were questioned and their statements were taken. They are Kwasi Nyantakyi, the banned for President of the Ghana Football Association, Ken Agyapong and Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
“So we are working around the clock to get those criminals to face the full rigours of the laws. A lot of people have described them and we are also trying to get a cartographer who can also give us an artistic impression of them to help in identifying them,” ACP Eklu noted.