A New Patriotic Party (NPP) Polling Station Chairman for Apotuogya DA Primary in the Bosomtwe District of the Ashanti Region has been shot dead by suspected armed robbers.
Baah Tweneboah popularly known as Agya Baah was shot in his house around 9pm after returning from work.
Agya Baah who worked as an Agricultural Extension Officer in Kumasi was in his early 40s.
An eyewitness Bright Sefah Boakye Yiadom said 3 men suspected to be armed robbers followed Agya Baah when returned from work last night. He said
gunshots were heard a few minutes later and the NPP chairman was discovered dead.
THE WIFE’S ACCOUNT
The wife of the deceased, Esther Adomako narrating the incident to the media explained that last night when her husband returned from work, the children rushed to open the gate for him.
She said the unknown assailants who had been trailing him demanded that he surrendered his money.
Madam Adomako recounted that the men then started brutalizing him, slapped her too and injured some of the children in the process.
Esther Adomako who had been married to Baah Tweneboah for 14-years recalled the husband shouting that his end has come; the next she saw was that the husband was in a pool of blood.
She said the children who got injured were taken to hospital for treatment.
She said the robbers took away their phones and laptops, she however suspects foul play in the attack.
The District Police command has since conveyed the body to the mortuary for autopsy.