Ghana has seen numerous crimes in the last three years, leading many Ghanaians to believe the country was experiencing a security crisis. Bank robberies, automobile snatchings, police station raids, and the assassination of several well-known national officials were all reported.
The most popular unsolved murder cases in Ghana during the previous three years are listed below.
The Murder of J.B Danquah Adu
J.B Danquah died on the night of February 9, 2016, in his Shiashie home in Accra, of an early death. Daniel Asiedu, also known as Sexy Dondor, and another man, Vincent Bosso, have been charged with murder and aiding and abetting the murder of the late MP.
Daniel Asiedu, the culprit, was apprehended two days after the event. Despite the fact that the suspect is in police custody, the case has yet to be resolved.
The Murder of Ahmed Hussein-Suale
On the Tiger Eye IP ticket, Ahmed Hussein-Suale was a Ghanaian undercover investigative journalist and an associate of another Ghanaian investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, he was shot three times in his vehicle by unknown gunmen on motorcycles, twice in the chest and once in the neck.
Many people demanded Hon. Kennedy Agyapong’s head after the death of the investigative journalist, as the member of parliament, was caught on national television inciting people to assault Ahmed Suale wherever they saw him. Ahmed Suale’s murder is still being investigated.
The Murder of the Prampram Mankralo
On December 13, 2018, the Mankralo of Prampram, Nene Atsure Benta III, was assassinated by gunmen in Dodowa, Shai Osudoku District.
The king was returning from a meeting at the Dodowa House of Chiefs when assailants opened fire on him.
The Murder of Joseph Migal Jinjer
Joseph Migal Jinjer, a senior employee of the Ghana Water Company Limited, died recently (GWCL). He was assassinated by unknown assailants on his way from Ghana’s capital to his birthplace in the Northern Region.
According to the late official’s relatives, the circumstances surrounding his death lead them to believe that his murder was the result of a contract killing rather than a robbery. The homicide case is still being investigated.
The Murder of Kumawood Actor Abass
On November 7, 2020, it was revealed that popular Kumawood actor Abass Nurudeen, often known as Blinks, died untimely after being stabbed in a quarrel.
While the rumors were widely circulated on social media, details about the assassination were few. Nothing has been heard from the police since they arrested a suspect in the case.