Tina, who resides in Ghana, was murdered by the 34-year-old
man, Isaac Sackey, for allegedly stealing GH¢120 after he had
solicited her services.
A Ghanaian has been arrested by the police in Ghana for
stabbing a Nigerian sex worker to death for allegedly stealing
The victim identified simply as Tina , who resides in Ghana, was
murdered by the 34-year-old man » , Isaac Sackey , for allegedly
stealing GH¢120 after he had solicited her services.
According to Ghanaian media, Sackey reportedly turned himself
over to the police after he stabbed the deceased in the thigh
Punch reports that Sackay approached Tina at a drinking spot
in Accra, Ghana, where he had been drinking with some of his
The pair reportedly settled on a fee before heading to Sackey’s
home where they spent the night together.
During the interrogation at the Accra Regional Police Command,
Sackey narrated the events leading up to Tina’s death.
According to him, he left the deceased in the room and went to
freshen up in the bathroom at about 2 am only to return and
find Tina going through his things and realised that his GH¢120
cash had been stolen.
Confirming the incident, the Command’s Public Relations
Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Mrs. Effia
Tenge, said that Sackey confessed to the police that he had
immediately accused Tina of stealing the missing money, but
she denied it.
Tenge said, “The suspect lives in a single room in some
compound house at Spintex.
“In the course of the confrontation, the lady took a kitchen
knife from the man’s room and threatened to stab him. But the
man overpowered the lady and incidentally stabbed her after he
managed to take back the knife from the lady.”
She added that after the incident, Sackey locked his room and
went the Psychiatric Hospital to report what had happened but
was directed by the hospital authorities to report himself to the
The police reportedly went to Sackey’s house where Tina was
found in a pool of her own blood.
Following an examination of the body of the deceased, the
police discovered that Tina had been stabbed twice, going by
the stab wounds in her stomach and thigh.
The body of the deceased was subsequently deposited at the
Police Hospital morgue for preservation.
The family of the deceased is yet to identify her as Sackey
claims that they met for the first time at the bar.
Some of Sackey’s neighbours claim that the young man suffers
from a mental disorder but that is yet to be verified by the