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Crime & Punishment of Tuesday, 1 September 2020

Source: Starr FM

Man, 20, shot dead at Kade

A 20-year-old man has been shot dead by unknown assailants at Adompe a suburb of Akyem Kade in the Kwaebibirem District of the Eastern Region.

The deceased identified as Kofi Amoah was gunned down in a wooden structure at the outskirt of the community on Monday August 31, 2020 about 3:00pm.

The body of the deceased has been retrieved and deposited at the Kade Government Hospital Morgue.

The Acting Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command ,Sargeant Francis Gomado told Starr News, the father of the deceased Kwadwo Yeboah reported the incident to the local Police .

He said 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 at the outskirt of the community.

He said Police observed that the deceased was wearing a shirt and trouser over a Wellington boot indicating he was working.

Sargeant Francis Gomado explained further that ,Police found empty cartridge, pick axe, shovel and porridge beside the deceased.

He said careful inspection of the body found multiple wounds suspected to be gunshot wounds at the back of his body and on the 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.

He said investigation is seriously ongoing to arrest the suspect(s).

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