Aboabo Eid shooting: Report yourself – Police to suspect

The Manhyia Divisional Police Command in the Ashanti region has urged the prime suspect in the Aboabo Number Two Eid al-Adha shooting incident which led to the death of a 16-year-old boy and the injury of another, to report himself to a nearby police station.


The suspect has been identified by the police as Nuhu, who, the command says, is well-known in the community.

The Divisional Police Commander, ACP Kwaku Buah, indicated that the suspect is currently on the run after the incident.

He said a 30-year-old man, who also sustained gunshot wounds, has been invited by the police and given a statement.

Mr Buah said they have commenced investigations into the incident and would need credible information from the public to act and apprehend the prime suspect.

On Eid al-Adha day, Tuesday, 20 July 2021, the teenager was hit by a stray bullet from guns brandished by a group of young men, as they made fanfare.

The teenage victim, Abdul-Gafar Kassim, was first rushed to the Manhyia Government Hospital but later pronounced dead.

Another person sustained gunshot wounds and was also on admission at the hospital.


























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