Crime & Punishment of 2013-12-29

Immigration Officer killed in Tema

A 36-year-old Immigration Officer has been killed in his house at Mataheko, a suburb in Tema.

The incident, which happened around 3am on Saturday, brings to three, the number of persons murdered around that area.

A press release signed by the Director of Police Public Affairs, DSP Cephas Arthur said the Police have dispatched various teams of experts to investigate the killing of the Immigration Officer.

"Experts include the homicide squad and a crime scene team from the police headquarters have been deployed to the scene; as well as personnel of the formed Police unit have also been deployed to the area to ensure security.

Meanwhile, the police are calling on the public to volunteer information on the crime to the Police to enable it get to the bottom of the killing.