The Ghana Police Service has made further arrests in connection with the murder of Eric Johnson, the Chief Executive Officer of the Cosy Hill Hotel (Jirapa Dubai) in Jirapa, Upper West Region.
Johnson was discovered brutally murdered in one of the hotel rooms on Sunday, February 11, prompting an extensive investigation.
With these latest arrests, the total number of suspects in custody rises to seven. Among those apprehended earlier were Dookuuri Fausta, Braimah Kasim, Beyuo Felix, Michael Klugey, and Kumbata Kwaku.
Following the incident, Inspector General of Police, George Akuffo Dampare, deployed a team of investigators to collaborate with the Upper West Regional Crime Scene Management Team.
Their joint efforts are aimed at ensuring that the perpetrators are swiftly apprehended and brought to justice.
In a recent development, two additional suspects, identified as Charles Tuoze and Favour Nuobe, both employees of the Cossy Hill Hotel, have been detained by the police.
They are currently assisting with the ongoing investigations.
Below is the police statement
POLICE UPDATE: TWO ADDITIONAL SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE MURDER OF COSY HILL HOTEL CEO AT JIRAPA
The Ghana Police Service, last night, 11th February 2024, arrested two additional suspects in the ongoing investigation into the murder of Mr Eric Johnson, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cossy Hill Hotel at Jirapa in the Upper West Region.
The two suspects, Charles Tuoze and Favour Nuobe, both workers at the Cossy Hill Hotel, are in Police custody.
Seven suspects so far have been arrested and assisting the Police as the investigation continues to bring the perpetrator(s) to face justice.