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Police placed Ghc 10,000 for information about Karaga DCE killers


Northern Regional Police Command has placed Ghc 10,000 reward for information that will led to the arrest and prosecution of armed gun men who shot and killed karaga DCE driver, Mr Issah Ziblim.

The police are encouraging residents in and around the karaga district to volunteer credible lead to enable them apprehend the perpetrators of the heinous crime.

The 44 years old driver was shot dead by unidentified gun men on 29 May, 2021 at Yemo-Karaga near the district capital-Karaga while he was returning to district from Tamale.

DCE vehicle

Briefing the media on the incident Tuesday, Northern Regional Police Commander Commissioner Of Police (COP) Mr Timothy Yosa Bonga said investigators from the CID department have retrieved four AAA 32G cartridges on the grounds.

Preliminary investigations COP Yosa Bonga said revealed that the decrease was sent by the DCE for Karaga Alhassan Yabdoo to Tamale to pick his official white Nissan Landcruiser with registration number GT 8459-19 from a workshop in Tamale to Karaga.

The driver, according to the police heeded to the instruction and left Tamale at about 9:00pm same day.

COP Yosa Bonga explained that at about 12:30 midnight, the decrease was attacked and shot at from Karaga direction of the road during confrontation in what appeared to be an attempt to avoid the attack head-on.

The assailants the commander disclosed got closer to the vehicle and shot the driver in the head at close range.

The armed gunmen he added ransacked the vehicle and took the driver’s mobile phone and some documents belonging the DCE.  The police he added are also investigating to established the motive behind both the

The Tamale -Karaga road the commander admitted has recorded armed robbery in the past and the police has made arrest and the suspects are currently on remand.

The route from Tamapion and Yemo-karaga COP Yosa Bonga mentioned communities are on the police radar for persistent robbery and advised motorist to try as much as possible travel day time.

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