A taxi driver whose name has been given as Culture has been shot dead at Mmoatiakrom a community near Dunkwa-Offin in the upper Denkyira East Municipality of the Central Region.The unfortunate incident happened at Denkyira Essikuma electoral area in the late hours of Tuesday,12th January 2021.
The Assembly member for the area Hon. Kwame Nsowaa Salvation confirmed the incident to Accra based Kasapa FM. He said it is a suspected robbery attack.
“I had a call that, somebody has been shot and dumped on the road side so I quickly rushed to the scene and found out that it is true so I called on authorities and we later found out that he is a taxi driver at Dunkwa-On Offin here so we called on police and sent him to Mortuary”
According to the Assembly Man,the driver is married with three Children.
He added the driver left home neatly dressed so they suspect that a passenger he picked up shot him and took all his belongings.
He indicated that they took away his car, money and mobile phone after which they dumped his body by the roadside.
Investigations have began into the incident while the deceased’s body has been deposited at the Dunkwa municipal hospital morgue.
Story by Yaw Boagyan