The Abeka District Magistrate court has remanded into police custody Victor Stephen Kankam, the landlord who allegedly shot and killed his tenant over the weekend.
The suspect is to return to court on June 8, 2020.
The accused told the police that his action was in self-defence after the deceased failed to vacate a two-bedroom house he was occupying at Ofankor in Accra.
The incident took place on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Ofankor Spot M after the landlord allegedly shot the tenant for refusing to vacate a room rented out to him.
The victim was pronounced dead after he was rushed to the hospital.
A search conducted of the suspect’s room revealed two pump action guns loaded with 7 and 8 cartridges each in addition to 32 live cartridges.
Four spent shells were also retrieved.
The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Police Hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy.
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