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Crime & Punishment of Thursday, 9 August 2007

Source: GNA

"Watchman was murdered by drug addicts"- family

Suhum, Aug. 9, GNA - A 52-year-old night watchman of the Suhum Presbyterian Senior Secondary School who was murdered on July 30 on the school compound was alleged to have been killed by drug edits who use the premises for smoking drugs specially Indian hemp.

A family member of Musah Bemoabo who pleaded anonymity told the Ghana News Agency during his burial on Wednesday that the drug addicts threatened to kill Bemoabo on several occasions for his refusal to allow them to smoke on the compound.

He said the deceased made reports to the school authorities, other watchmen in the school and some family members.

Bemoabo was found lying dead in a pool of blood with cement blocks beside him.

The police have appealed to the general public to assist with any relevant information that would lead to the arrest of the killers.

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