One arrested in Kasoa soldier murder  

Story: News Desk

One person has been arrested after a land dispute at Millennium City at Kasoa in the Central Region, led to the killing of a military officer.

The suspect is currently in police custody, assisting the Ghana Police Service with their investigation into the incident.

According to a statement issued by the police on Wednesday, May 1, the deceased was shot around 4:20 pm on Tuesday, April 30.

The police statement also mentioned that the police leadership was  coordinating with the leadership of the Ghana Armed Forces to investigate the matter further.

“The Ghana Police Service has arrested a man in connection with a shooting incident which occurred at Millennium City, Kasoa, in the Central Region, leading to the death of a soldier.” 

“Preliminary Police investigation has established that the suspect, Benlord Ababio allegedly shot the soldier at Millenum City Kasoa on Tuesday, 30th April 2024, at about 4:20 pm. The victim sustained gunshot wounds and was rushed to the Mother and Child Hospital at Kasoa for medical attention. However, he was later pronounced dead by the medical authorities.”

On Tuesday, April 30, the military officer lost his life, while his two friends who were with him narrowly escaped death over the land dispute.

The tragic incident unfolded when the deceased and his companions confronted individuals working on a piece of land they claimed belonged to them.

Efforts to resolve the dispute at the Millennium City District Police Command were unsuccessful, leading to an escalation of tensions.


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