Fear Grips Residents of New Guggisberg in Akyem Kade after Gunmen Killed A Man
There is growing fear among residents of New Guggisberg a suburb of Akyem Kade in the Kwaebibirem District of the Eastern Region following the killing of a 20-year-old man by unknown assailants.
The deceased identified as Kofi Amoah was shot dead at the outskirt of the community Monday, August 31, 2020, at about 3:00 pm.
According to residents, they heard sounds of gunshots and rushed to the scene only to see the deceased lying dead in a pool of blood.
The Residents say until Police arrest the culprits and establish the cause of his action they will still live in fear.
The Father of the deceased Kwadwo Yeboah reported the incident to the local Police.
A team of investigators were quickly dispatched to the crime scene and found the deceased lying dead in a supine position beside a one-room wooden structure for a local gin distillation base at the outskirt of the community.
The Police investigators observed the deceased was wearing a shirt and trouser over a Wellington boot indicating he was working.
According to the Local Police, they found empty cartridge, pickaxe, shovel, and porridge beside the deceased.
A careful inspection of the body found multiple wounds suspected to be gunshot wounds at the back of his body and on the neck with blood oozing from the wounds.
A search conducted by the Police inside the wooden structure which was opened ajar found two single barrel guns and a pistol in the room all retrieved for evidential purpose.
The body of the deceased has been retrieved and deposited at the Kade Government Hospital Morgue
The investigation is seriously ongoing to arrest the perpetrators.
Source: Mybrytfmonline/Obed Ansah