A businessman identified as Alhaji Mohammed Sadat has been declared wanted by the Ashanti Regional Police Command over the murder of Otumfuo’s Samponhene Oheneba Kwadwo Aforduor.MyNewsGh.com gathered that the suspect who is on the run reported to have invited the chief for a meeting at his house at Odeneho Kwadaso, a suburb of the Kumasi metropolis after which nothing was heard from him until news of his death was announced.
His mobile phones numbers police disclosed have since been switched off and his whereabouts unknown suggesting he may have played a role in the chief’s death for which reason he is being sought after by the police.
Police suspect he is the chief mastermind of the gruesome murder of the 46-year-old chief who is closely related to the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.
The chief the chief was gruesomely stabbed multiple times to death by his attackers on Sunday evening at about 4:30pm.
Police officers said they received information that a Toyota Landcruiser with registration number GC 7212-16 had been involved in an accident on the road around Ebuom, a community on the Nkronza-Ejura road but upon arrival at the scene, they realised it was the victim who was later identified as Nana Fodour had been stabbed.
The body of the deceased has since been sent to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi.
Three suspects including a close confidant of the chief have since been arrested in connection with the incident while Sadat Mohammed believed to be the chief mastermind is said to be on the run.