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3 Chinese arrested for murder of ‘galamseyer’


The Police have arrested three Chinese suspects in connection with the murder of a man over ‘galamsey’.

The suspects, Wen Jianhua, Yu Shuhui, alias Eli and Zhou Daquan, allegedly shot and killed a man at a ‘galamsey’ site at Bonsa in the Western Region on Friday, November 11, 2022

According to the Police, a search conducted at the residence of the suspects led to the retrieval of the murder weapon.

The Police noted that an investigation into the shooting incident is still in progress, adding that “the suspects will be arraigned before court to face justice.”

3 Chinese arrested for murder of ‘galamseyer’

The man who was shot, according to an eyewitness went to the mining site to collect proceeds from the gold miners, but was gunned down by the Chinese miners.

However, the Police in a statement did not reveal the identity of the deceased.

“In line with our standard operating procedure and respect for Ghanaian tradition,  the name of the deceased victim has been withheld until his family is duly informed of his demise,” the Police explained.

Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has been deposited at the Tarkwa Municipal hospital for preservation and autopsy.

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