Georgina Asor Botchwey, a 25-year-old student nurse at Cape Coast, was assassinated and secretly buried by a chief and a pastor in the chief’s home at Mankessim in the Central Region.
The motive behind the alleged kidnapping and murder of the nurse by the pastor and Chief Nana Crack, who is also the President of the Mankessim Traders Association and the Tufohen of Ekumfi Akwakrom, is unknown.
The pastor and the chief buried the senior nursing student in a pit they excavated in the chief’s newly constructed home.
The pastor was arrested at Cape Coast after confessing the crime to the police after which the Police followed him to the Chief’s House
The body was retrieved from the chief’s house where her bag, shoes, and other belongings were retrieved.
The incident has thrown the residents into a state of shock and fear.
Speaking in an interview with Kasapa News Yaw Boagyan, the Assembly Member for the area Hon. Cephas Authur called on the Inspector General of Police to beef up security in the Mankessim and its environment.
According to him, this is the fifth time such an incident will occur in Mankessim this year.
The Assemblyman called for the prosecution of the chief and the pastor and if found guilty they should be severely dealt with by the law to serve as a lesson to others who have such evil intentions.
The body of the victim has been deposited at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital Mortuary for preservation and autopsy.
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