Wednesday, August 3, 2022

One Shot Dead by unknown assailants in Nkonya

 A resident of Nkonya Ntsumuru in the Oti Region has been shot dead by some unknown assailants.

it is unclear what the motives of the attackers were but police say the deceased, whose name has been given as Daniel Brempong, was on his way to the farm.

The Commanding Officer of the 66 Artillery Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Edward Sarpong Appiah told GBCNEWS that the deceased was shot dead at a restricted area in that part of the district at about 0700 hours on Monday, August 1, 2022.

The assailants are said to have laid ambush and fired gunshots, killing him instantly. 

"The body has since been deposited at the Kpando Margaret Marquart Catholic Hospital for preservation and autopsy," police said in a press release on Monday, 1st August.

The law enforcement body announced that patrols have been intensified in Nkonya and its environs "to ensure law and order".  

Some are already linking the incident to the apparently resolved  Nkonya-Alavanyo communal disputes.

Police, meanwhile, are urging the public to remain calm "as the investigation continues to get the perpetrators arrested to face justice".