“Yes, I can tell you that we are making a headway in the case and by tomorrow afternoon you’ll hear good news.
We are getting some leads which are positive,”the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ashanti Regional Police, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Godwin Ahianyo, told the Daily Graphic from his base in Kumasi yesterday evening.
He said police investigators had been to the crime scene and other important areas to gather critical information.
ASP Ahianyo confirmed that three persons had been arrested in connection with the brutal act and added that one of them was a chief.
The body of the Asamponhene was found last Sunday evening in his Toyota Land Cruiser vehicle, which was abandoned near Abuom, a village on the Ejura- Nkoranza road, reports Daniel Kenu in Kumasi.
At the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi yesterday, a number of people were seen gathered, discussing the death of the chief who was said to be very close to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.
Earlier, the Daily Graphic had leant that the Asantehene was going to meet his chiefs and thereafter make a statement on the tragic incident.
However, sources within the Manhyia Palace indicated that Otumfuo met his chiefs but did not make any formal public official statement.
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