The three – one female and two males- were arrested Friday, bringing
to five the total number of persons arrested in connection with the
The deceased persons,Mamelina Diop, 75 and Nzinga Janna, 69,were found
in a shallow grave after they were reported to have gone missing
several days earlier.
The murders took place in the disputed community within the Akwamu
Traditional Area in the Asuogyaman District of the EasternRegion.
Police have declined comments onthe latest arrests explaining that
comments may jeopardize investigations into the murder.
Two persons, Obiri Yeboah, 49 and Anokye Frimpong, 24, were arrested
on Wednesday after the police had exhumed the mutilated bodies of the
two women, which were buried in an unmarked shallow grave at Fihankra.
The two suspects are in the custody of the Akosombo police helping