The Cape Coast District Court B, presided over by Her Worship Mrs Bernice Akom, has remanded the boyfriend of the slain Cape Coast Technical University (CCTU) female student, Nana Ama Clark, into police custody.
The suspect, Nicholas Ato Bronk Taylor, who was charged with the offense of murder and had his plea not taken is to reappear before the court on May 31.
So far, Ato Bronk Taylor remains the only person who has been arrested by the police in connection with the gruesome killing of the level 300 Management student.
Background to the horror incident at Cape Coast
At about 21:00 hours GMT on Friday, the entire Cape Coast town was thrown into panic when news broke out that a lifeless body of a young lady had been allegedly dumped at OLA, a suburb of Ghana’s colonial capital, by suspected ritualists.
The lady, who has been identified as 24 year old Nana Ama Clark, had her sex organ completely cut off with visible bruises on her body, which was partly covered with blood.
The news, which sent shivers down the spine of the town folks, also got residents of OLA completely traumatized, since it appeared so strange and uncharacteristic of the people.
Identification of the victim
The young lady was later identified as Nana Ama Clark, a level 300 Marketing student at the Cape Coast Technical University, CCTU.
The body has since been deposited at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, pending further investigations by the police, while the family has been contacted.
CCTU calls for expedited action
The management of the Cape Coast Technical University has stated in an official statement that “It is difficult to comprehend and express the enormity of the loss of this bright and promising young student”.
The management of the institution has, therefore, called for an expedite action by the police to bring the perpetrators of the heinous crime to book.
The management has given full assurance to the university community that it would continue to prioritise the security of the students at all times.
“In the meantime, Management wishes to assure students, parents, guardians and the general public that security at the University remains strong,” the statement said.
Management on behalf of the University extended its deepest and heartfelt condolences to the family of the slain student, her friends and loved ones.