New Arrests Made in Murder Investigation of Jirapa Hotel Owner
In a significant breakthrough in the ongoing investigation into the murder of Eric Johnson, the Chief Executive Officer of Cossy Hill Hotel in Jirapa, Ghana, the police have made four additional arrests. This brings the total number of suspects in custody to five.
The newly apprehended individuals, identified as Dookuuri Fausta, Braimah Kasim, Beyuo Felix, and Michael Klugey, are all employees of the hotel. They are currently being held by the Ghana Police Service, assisting with the investigation alongside previously detained suspect Kumbata Kwaku.
According to a statement released by the police on Sunday, February 11, 2024, “The Ghana Police Service has today 11th February, 2024 arrested four (4) more people in connection with the murder of Mr. Eric Johnson, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cossy Hill Hotel at Jirapa in the Upper West Region, bringing the number of suspects so far arrested to five (5).”
The police have emphasized their commitment to ensuring that all those responsible for this heinous crime face justice. As the investigation progresses, they are working tirelessly to gather evidence and uncover the truth behind Mr. Johnson’s tragic murder.
The arrest of these individuals follows earlier reports of the hotel owner’s brutal killing by unknown assailants. The incident sent shockwaves throughout the community, prompting an intensive police operation to bring the culprits to justice.
Jirapa, located in the Upper West Region of Ghana, is a peaceful town known for its hospitality and tourism. The murder of such a prominent figure within the local hotel industry has shaken the community to its core.
The police have urged anyone with information related to the case to come forward and assist with their investigation. They are determined to leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of justice for Eric Johnson and his grieving family.
As the nation waits for further updates on the investigation, it is hoped that the perpetrators will be swiftly apprehended and brought to justice, providing some solace to the mourning community and ensuring that such a tragedy does not happen again.
Stay tuned for more information as this story unfolds.