The family of murdered aspiring trainee nurse have disclosed that the prime suspects initially demanded a ransom from them.
According to Georgina Asor Botchwey’s relatives, the chief and his accomplice pastor had demanded that they paid ¢15,000 for the freedom of their kin.
The police said that when Miss Asor Botchwey’s family failed to raise the said amount, Nana Clark Onyaa and the pastor killed and secretly buried her for ritual purposes.
The victim, 22, is said to have gone for an interview at the Ankaful Nursing Training College when the pastor, who happens to be her sister’s boyfriend invited her for a meeting.
So after her interview, the victim set off to meet her soon‐to‐be brother‐in‐law.
Unbeknownst to the deceased, the pastor had connived with the chief who is the Tufuhen of Ekumfi Akwakrom to kidnap and sexually assault her.
The two suspects then killed her and buried her in the kictchen of one of the chief’s apartments.
The news was widespread in the Central Region town that the deceased has gone missing for three weeks.
The notice circulating read, “Georgina Botchwey went for an interview at Cape Coast on Wednesday and up till now she cannot be found; her phone is off. Please, anybody with information about her should call 0208503126 or 0247048711.”
Following this notice, a friend of the deceased raised an alarm about Georgina meeting with her sister’s boyfriend.
The pastor was arrested in Cape Coast and admitted to the crime. He subsequently led the police to the residence where Georgina had been buried and her body was exhumed.
Meanwhile, the chief who fled after reports of the arrest of his accomplice has been arrested.