The father of Louis Asante, the boyfriend of police constable Sandra Asiedu, suspected to have murdered her, has been arrested.
The 59-year-old father of Louis, Joseph Asante, was arrested in Obuasi on Monday, August 2, 2021, over the murder case.
Asiedu, a general constable at Damongo in the West Gonja District of the Savannah Region was found dead at her residence on Monday, August 2, 2021.
Initial reports indicated that Asiedu’s boyfriend was suspected to have stabbed her to death making him the prime suspect.
New reports emerging suggest that Asante, an amateur footballer, travelled back to Obuasi after committing the crime.
Speaking in an interview with Adom TV, Chief Superintendent Joseph Nyaba, the Obuasi Police Divisional commander, confirmed the arrest of Louis’ father.
According to the police chief, the 59-year-old is suspected to have aided his son to escape after he (Louis) allegedly attempted to take his own life.
Chief Supt. Nyaba indicated that they had word that the father prevented people from having access to his son when he initially returned from Damongo.
Watch the video of Nyaba’s interview below: