Confirming the arrest to the media, spokesperson for the Tema Regional Command, DSP Joseph Benefo Darkwa, said the domestic worker is assisting with investigations.

"In the house we met the son…and then the house help or the houseboy, we interrogated him and he said he saw somebody wearing black top who was running away. We also picked the keys at the entrance of the gate. So, as I speak to you now, we have Christian Adjei who’s the houseboy and he’s in police custody assisting with the investigation,” he said.

Josephine Asante was murdered in cold blood on Saturday t her residence in Tema Community 25.

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Her body is said to have been discovered Sunday morning by other occupants of the house after they saw the keys to the deceased’s bedroom on the compound.

Though the deceased's laptop computer, phones, jewellery and other important accessories were exposed, the assailant did not take anything.