Ghanaian footballer arrested for killing policeman days after sealing move to MLS club
Chilling details have emerged of how Ghanaian Police Constable Amos Maatey was knocked down and killed by Farouk Adams, a professional footballer.
Adams, who plays as a defender for Ghana Premier League side Aduana Stars defender is now in police custody for the unfortunate death of the the Police officer.
Constable Amos Maatey, who was on night duty reportedly sought permission to go and buy mosquito repellent on his motorbike but while returning, he got knocked down and died instantly.
Police later found out the driver of the car was Adams and he was arrested and subsequently placed in custody.
Farouk’s contract with Aduana had reportedly ended but out of loyalty, he decided to stay back and help the team till the end of the first round of the league because the club was struggling defensively.
The player was also said to have agreed a deal with a club in the United States and has already secured his visa and was preparing to travel.
Now, he’s due to be arraigned before the Wamfie Magistrates Court at 9am on Wednesday morning.