Man Who Shot And Killed Sawmill Operator Arrested
A 25 year old man, Sowah, is in the custody of the Agona Swedru Divisional Police for allegedly shooting a sawmill operator to death at Agona Asafo in the Agona East District of the Central Region.The deceased, 43-year-old Kweku Yeboah, was shot dead on Friday during an altercation with the suspect.
Residents of Agona Asafo in an interview have accused the Agona Swedru Police of doing nothing to prevent the alleged murder. According to them, Sowah had been threatening several people in the area with his gun, but the Agona Swedru District and Divisional Police Command failed to arrest the suspect despite several complaints in that regard.
The distraught residents alleged that the suspect claimed before the death of Kweku Yeboah that he can kill anybody. The angry residents have called on the IGP to sack all Agona Swedru Police officers. The mother of the deceased, Maame Yaaba, said her son could have survived if the suspect had allowed them to take him to the hospital on time.
Maame Yaaba has appealed to the IGP to come to their aid. Meanwhile, the Agona Swedru District and Divisional Police Command has declined to comment on the issue.