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General News Tue, 25 May 2021

Today in history: Landlord allegedly shoots and kills ‘musician’ tenant at Ofankor

Exactly a year ago in 2020, a landlord allegedly murdered his tenant for refusing to vacate a room he rented out to him.

It was reported at that time that Victor Stephen Nana Kankam allegedly shot Spark Benjamin at his residence and was rushed to the police station with multiple injuries.

The victim was pronounced dead on arrival.

DSP George Asare, the district commander and his team who visited the crime scene said they saw a pool of blood at the entrance of the deceased’s rented apartment.

Also, four spent shells were retrieved at the scene.

The police was also reported to have proceeded to the suspect, Nana Kankam’s residence at Ofankor and arrested him after retrieving two pump action guns loaded with seven and eight rounds of cartridges each.

Read the full article as first published by AtinkaFMonline below:

A landlord has allegedly murdered his tenant for refusing to vacate a room he has rented to him.

Victor Stephen Nana Kankam according to police extract, shot budding musician Spark Benjamine who was rushed to the police station with multiple

injuries.

The police subsequently rushed the victim to the Police Hospital but he was pronounced dead on arrival. DSP George Asare, the district commander and his team who went to the crime scene said they saw a pool of blood at the entrance of the deceased’s rented apartment.

Four spent shells were retrieved at the scene. The police proceeded to suspect Nana Kankam’s residence at Ofankor and arrested him.

They searched his room and retrieved two pump action guns loaded with seven and eight rounds of cartridges each. The police also retrieved 32 live cartridges.

The suspect has been detained to assist the police in their investigations.

The body deposited at the police hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy.
Source: www.ghanaweb.com
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