Sawmill Operator Shot Dead At Agona Asafo

Sawmill Operator Shot Dead At Agona Asafo



Kweku Yeboah, a 43 year old sawmill operator, has been shot dead by a man at Agona Asafo in the Agona East District of the Central Region.The suspect has been identified as 25 year old Sowah. The deceased was reportedly shot in his thigh on Friday in front of his house.


The 13 year old son of the deceased revealed that he was playing football with his friends when they heard a heated argument ongoing. He, however, didn’t know his father was involved. However, they rushed towards the direction of the arguments when they head a gunshot.



The witness said they found his father in a pool of blood amid threats from the suspect to shoot anyone else who come closer. “We had to wait until the suspect entered his car and fled the scene,” he said. The teenager said his father did not make it and died upon arrival at Agona Swedru Government Hospital.



Meanwhile, the wife of the deceased, Ama Okyerewaa, said she was shocked upon hearing the news. She said she cannot fathom what could have led to the shooting because her husband has no issues with the suspect.





She claimed the unfortunate incident comes on the back of several threats the suspect has made to some people. Despite several complaints lodged with the Agona Swedru District and Divisional Police Command, no action was taken.