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 Ejisu: Ex-police officer  who allegedly shot his tenant over rent arrears remanded

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The Ejisu Magistrate Court presided over by His Lordship K. B Frimpong  has remanded an ex-police officer one week into police custody for allegedly shooting his tenant over rent arrears.

 

The suspect is to return to court on December 13,2021

 

The  37 year old ex-police officer Prince Nyarko was  arrested on Monday December 6, 2021  for allegedly shooting  his tenant over rent arrears .

 

The suspect  was said to have fired two gun shots  to ostensibly cause harm to his tenant after a scuffle between the two over unpaid rent.

 

 

Speaking to OTEC News Kwame Agyenim, after  court proceedings, the investigator at the  Criminal Investigation Department( CID) of the Ejisu Divisional Police Command, Mr Anarfi said  they are yet to officialy charge the  suspect.

 

He added that the case will be moved from the Magistrate on the next adjourned date  court to a Circuit  Court since the  Magaistrate Court lacks jurisdiction to trial such cases.

 

He explained that the  investigation team is now preparing a docket on the case and will officially charge the suspect and proceed to the trials after seeking advice from the Attorney Generals Office.

Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com

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