Akwamufie murder: BNI official sacked, three suspended

An official of the Bureau of National Investigations has been sacked over the botched escape attempt by the main suspect in the murder of the two African-Americans, StarrFMonline.com has learnt.

Three others are still under suspension.

Anokye Yaw Frempong escaped from the fortified cells of the BNI in June after confessing to killing his victims.

He demonstrated to the police how he murdered the two sisters at Akwamufie before burying them few meters from their home.

Mamlena, 75, and 69-year-old Nzinga were kidnapped, murdered and buried in a shallow grave.

Four officials of the state security agency were interdicted following his attempt to break cell.

However, a source close to the national security outfit has revealed to StarrFMonline.com that one of the senior officials who was directly in charge of the suspect has been relieved of his post after investigations were conducted into the incident.

It is, however, unclear the fate of the other three officials who are still under suspension.


The paramount chief of the Akwamu Traditional Area, Odeneho Kwafo Akoto II dispatched over 70 people to complement a police search for the two missing persons and later exhumed the bodies.

Anokye Yaw Frimpong, a driver and a caretaker in one of the apartments where the crime was committed, was charged with murder.

Five of the accused, Nana Appia-Nti III, a mechanic, Nana Obiri Yeboah, a farmer, Brenda Kareema Mohammed, a pensioner, Yazid Alazim Mohammed, a businessman and Mensah Kamaugogo Muata, a surgeon assistant were charged with conspiracy to commit crime to wit murder.

Source: StarrFMonline.com

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