Four people, including a middle-aged woman, have been picked up by the Buokrom police over the death of a 37-year-old plantain chips seller.
Naomi Opoku, a street hawker described by many as a drunkard is believed to have been raped to death after a bout of drinking in a bar at Buokrom Limex Quarry suburb on Saturday, December 30.
Her body was found lying supine in the area the following day.
The four suspects were arrested on Monday and they are currently assisting the police in their investigations. Police sources say the deceased went hawking plantain chips in the vicinity but got drunk at the usual drinking spot she frequents.
But preliminary police investigations reveal the body of the deceased was dumped in the street after the act.
Her body was later found the following morning at about 6 am in vicinity lying supine with phlegms oozing from deceased’s nose with her plantain chips in a tray beside her.
According to the police, their checks did not show any marks on the body.
The body has since been deposited at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital awaiting an autopsy.