A 45-year-old security guard has been stabbed to death by some unknown assailants at Ahenema Kokoben in the Ashanti Region.
The deceased identified as Bosompem Andoh was stabbed after the yet-to-be-identified men robbed two shops and took away huge sums of money.
He was found dead with his hands and legs tied at his back.
There were traces of stab wounds on the body, and the deceased’s mouth was also tied.
The deceased, who was also a washing bay attendant, worked as a security guard for A2 Enterprise, an Aluminum product dealer, and buildings that house other shops.
The robbers bolted with a sum of GHS 80, 0000 Ghana cedis from the A2 Enterprise, and also robbed a Mobile Money shop of GHS 8,000.
The robbers also took away a generator set that was used at one of the shops.
One of the workers of the affected shops narrated the incident to Citi News.
“I received a call from two of my co-workers. They told me what had happened. So I quickly rushed to the workplace and saw that robbers have attacked two shops. We rushed in to see what the robbers had taken away, and we realized that Mr Bosompem Andoh, who is a security guard, is no more with us. You could tell that he struggled with the robbers. Unfortunately, he has lost his life, so we called the police and reported”, she explained.
Crime scene officers from the Ashanti Regional Police Command have conveyed the body and deposited it at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital morgue.
Affected shop owners called on police to expedite investigations to get the perpetrators arrested.
Meanwhile, the Ashanti Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Godwin Ahianyo says police will work at arresting the suspects.
“The scene has been processed by the regional crime management team. The body of the deceased has been inspected and no marks of injury were seen. So, he may have died from suffocation. Meanwhile, the Command has put in n intelligence team to go all out to get the perpetrators who committed this heinous crime arrested, so they face the full rigours of the law.”