District Chief Executive (DCE) and head of Security Council for Bosomtwe District in the Ashanti Region, Joseph Asumeng, says the District and the police are putting measures in place to ensure total security in the area.
The development comes after a nurse was killed on her way home after work by unknown attackers in Sewua in the Bosomtwe District of the Ashanti Region.
The deceased, Ruth Arhin, 37, who is a mother of three was found dead few meters from her house after she failed to return home after close of work on Monday, February 3.
Two suspects have reportedly been arrested in connection with the suspected murder of Ruth Arhin Sewua in the Bosomtwe District of the Ashanti Region.
A phone found at the scene of the crime was traced to the first suspect arrested in connection to the murder.
Speaking in an interview with host of Atinka FM’s AM Drive, Ekourba Gyasi, District Chief Executive (DCE) and Head of Security Council for Bosomtwe District in the Ashanti Region, Joseph Asumeng, called on the residents of Sewua and its surroundings to aid the Police in its investigations to help bring perpetrators of this heinous crime to book.
He also called on the residents of Sewua and neighboring towns to be cautious especially during this time and report persons that might help in the investigations to the Police.
“It is the duty of all of us to be each other’s keeper, we can help the Police intensify investigations in the issue by reporting suspected persons to the Police, ” he added.
Perpertual Ofori Ampofo, President for the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwife Association, who also spoke to Ekourba Gyasi on Atinka AM Drive Monday morning, expressed worry over the murder of the nurse.
She called on the government to expedite investigations into the matter, adding that nurses and midwives living in Sewua and its environs are currently living in fear over the murder.
“It’s sad that a health worker helping a community with all her heart can be killed by the same people she is trying to help, it’s sad. We will not hesitate to withdraw our services from Sewua if nurses are not protected”, she said.
Perpertual Ofori Ampofo also called on the government to include security precautions in the conditions of Service of Nurses and Midwives.
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