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General News of Tuesday, 8 January 2019


Deputy NHIA boss attacked by armed robbers

The Deputy Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority in charge of Finance and Investment, Francis Owusu was on Monday dawn attacked by suspected armed robbers at his East Legon residence.

According to the Greater Accra regional police command, the 5 armed men made away with an unspecified amount of money and other valuables, and left their victim with cutlass wounds.

Mr. Owusu is currently on admission at a hospital in Accra receiving treatment.

The Greater Accra Police PRO, DSP Afia Tengey who confirmed the incident to Citi News said the case is being investigated according to procedure.

She said the victim is recovering from his wounds.

“Five armed men attacked the victim and his family at his residence. They took away some unspecified amount of money and some personal valuables. The crime scene management team from the National CID has visited and processed the scene and currently, it is receiving the needed investigation attention that it needs. He received some cutlass wounds and he is receiving treatment. He is recovering.