The Gyasehene of Gyaasehene of the Apinto Divisional Council, Dr Nana Adarkwa Bediako II has denied being kidnapped as widely reported on Thursday.
The Western Regional Police PRO, DSP Olivia Ewurabena Adiku, on Friday told the media that the chief told them he went into hiding but was not kidnapped.
According to her, the chief denied the kidnapping allegation when he reported to the Tarkwa Police Command to give a vivid account of his disappearance from Wednesday to Thursday evening.
“Nana said he wasn’t kidnapped and honestly, doesn’t know who sent out the message of his kidnap,” she said.
DSP Adiku also stated that Dr Nana Adarkwa Bediako II told them that on the day of his disappearance, he went to the bank to cash out some money needed to purchase some instruments for the Church of Pentecost within Tarkwa.