Musician Araz who is also the Chief of Joma, a village near Ablekuma in the Greater Accra Region, Nii Ayittey Noryatse, has been found dead in his room. Police suspect he may have been shot. According to the police, the Chief Linguist of the community, Nii Ayikoi Ayeh, told the Anyaa Police Station that he found the body of Nii Ayittey Noryatse about 7a.m when he went to his house on Monday.
The Linguist said he had gone there to call him to honour a court appointment on that day.
The homicide squad from the Police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Headquarters has commenced investigations into the incident.
Meanwhile the police are calling on residents of the community to remain calm as investigations continue.
Head of Police Public Relations Department DSP Cephas Arthur said although the police is not able to explain the “mysterious” death of the Chief, they are resolved to unraveling the truth.
“It is our hope that by the end of the investigation we would have gotten to the bottom of it”, he added.
He said police security has been intensified in the community since the incident could spark panic among residents.