National Democratic Congress branch Chairman for Dunkwa-Kadadwen Nkansah Daaho “B” in the Upper Denkyira East constituency of the Central region has been attacked and shot dead by suspected armed robbers.
He was shot dead through his head which pulled out his brains.
Information gathered by Onua News revealed the deceased, Emmanuel Acquah, 36, was on the evening of Thursday, May 4, 2023, returning from gold mining site when he was attacked and shot dead.
The gold, together with the money on them were taken away by the armed robbers.
According to sources, the deceased was driving two Chinese gold dealers in a vehicle with registration number GW-4794-Y on the Tweapiase – Obuase road in the Akrofuom district in the Ashanti region.
Report says upon reaching a section of Tweapiase, a group of people numbering about five who were suspected to be armed robbers crossed them and fired gunshots on the driver who was the National Democratic Congress Branch Chairman in the Upper Denkyira East constituency.
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The Chinese Nationals who were in the vehicle quickly opened the door and fled into the nearby bush.
Father of the deceased whose name was given as Acquah said he received distress calls whilst at home that his son has been attacked and shot but receiving treatment at the Obuasi Government Hospital.
He said he quickly rushed to the hospital to find the lifeless body of his son and has since called for the police to strengthen the security in the area.
Meanwhile the Upper Denkyira East constituency Chairman of the NDC, Swanzy John Arhin also appealed to the Police to intensify their investigation to bring the perpetrators to book since that wasn’t the first time such incident was happening.
He assured the family of the party’s support.
Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has been deposited at the Obuasi-Mangoase Government Hospital Mortuary for preservation and autopsy
He left behind a wife and three Children.
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