The Police have arrested one person believed to be the prime suspect behind the Wa murder case.

Suspect Kankani Adongo was arrested on September 19, at Bamahu, a suburb of Wa after extensive collaboration between the Police and community search parties.

The suspect is in custody and will be arraigned before the court to face justice.

Residents of Wa in the Upper West Region have been alarmed by the incessant disappearance of private security guards in the area.

On Friday morning, residents woke up to the news of another missing private security guard, bringing the number to seven in the last five months.

The Police on Sunday, September 18, retrieved the body of one of the murdered persons who was allegedly killed Friday, September 16.

The body of the 58-year-old security man was found in a shallow grave on the outskirts of Wa on Sunday, September 18.

A local search team informed the police.

“We got to a point and identified some items we suspected to be human parts. We moved on to an uncompleted building, and we also found some strange materials there too,” a member of the local search team said.

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) on Monday visited Wa in the Upper West Region to get a first-hand update on the death of some private security officers.

“We wish to assure residents of the Wa Municipality and its environs that the special intelligence and investigation teams will continue to work around the clock with assistance from the affected communities to bring the perpetrators to face justice,” the Police said.

The Police said they are providing clinical psychologists to offer psycho-social support to families of the deceased.

About 305 police officers have also been deployed to beef up security in the area.

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