A construction worker has been shot dead by unknown gunmen at a site in Kuntanase in the Bosomtwe District of the Ashanti Region.
According to an eye witness report, the deceased who is believed to be in his early 20s was shot at close range by his assailants at about 6:30 am on Monday, March 1, 2021.
“We were in the house, I was even preparing for work this morning when suddenly we heard a gunshot. Suddenly I heard people wailing from that direction only to be told he came out to urinate and was shot by the unknown gunmen”, he narrated.
Identified as Sylvester Antwi-Boasiako, the eye witness who is a neighbour revealed that nothing was taken from the deceased to suggest it may have been a robbery attack but believes there is some remote cause.
“The Kuntanse Police have visited the crime scene. They used something to cover the body and have relayed the information to the Asokwa Division that has oversight responsibility for this area for them to come and commence investigations”, he revealed.
Following the incident, residents are living in fear as they are in limbo with regards to who might be the next to suffer such fate by assailants.
However, the Ghana Police Service command in Kuntanase confirmed the incident but indicated that they are currently investigating the matter to unravel the perpetrators behind the heinous crime.