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General News of Thursday, 21 May 2015


Acid-attacked NPP chairman dead

Starr News has gathered that the Upper East regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) who was showered with acid last night has died.

Adams Mahama was attacked by two unidentified men Wednesday night.

He was returning from his construction site late in the night when the two unknown men stopped him.

They immediately poured acid on him while in his vehicle close to his residence, the Upper East regional police command confirmed to

"The seats of his pick-up have all been torn by the acid. He was showered with the acid, from the head through the face to the body and all parts," Public Relations Officer of the Upper East Regional Police ASP Thomas Agbanyo stated.

The regional chairman was rushed to the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital where he has been confirmed dead Thursday.

A leading member of the party has also confirmed the incident to .