Crime & Punishment of Monday, 1 May 2017


SDA pastor killed by armed robbers

The 53-year-old pastor James Agyei in the ash

The head pastor of Effiduase Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church and Assistant Headmaster Administration of Okomfo Anokye Senior High School in the Ashanti Region was on Saturday afternoon   shot dead by armed robbers.

The 53-year-old Pastor James Agyei who is also is also a national executive of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) was killed between Abuaboja and Abubenso communities in the Afigya Kwabre district on his way for pastoral duties.

According to residents, he reportedly bumped into the robbers who flagged him to stop but realizing their intent, he tried speeding off but they shot him at close range killing him on the spot
They made away with two of his mobile phones and some unspecified cash on realizing that other travelers were approaching the scene of the incident.
Pastor James Agyei was driving in a white Benz with registration number of WR 8808 A.

The body has since been deposited at Offinso St Patrick Hospital while police have launched a manhunt for the robbers