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Taxi 30-year-old driver found dead at Akyempim

Taxi 30-year-old driver found dead at Akyempim

Taxi 30-year-old driver found dead at Akyempim

A 30-year-old taxi driver has been found dead at Akyempim in

the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality and his vehicle taken

away by the suspected criminals.

The deceased, who used to operate within Tarkwa and its environs,

has been identified as Ernest Essuman.

The inhuman act happened in the late hours of Sunday May 23, this year.

The District Police Commander in charge of Tarkwa, who confirmed the

incident to the Ghana News Agency, said at about 2230 hours,

the police received information from an informant about the incident

and proceeded to the scene with some police officers.

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Chief Superintendent of Police Thomas Osei Ababio, said on reaching

a spot between the Driver Vehicle and Licensing Authority office

at Akyempim along the Tarkwa-Takoradi highway, they found the

lifeless body of Essuman in a pool of blood, but could not

trace the taxi cab he was driving.

He said the owner of the vehicle later came to identify it as

Toyota Corolla with registration number GG 3189-19.

He further indicated that the police at Tarkwa has commenced

investigations into the incident and the body of the deceased has

since been deposited at the Tarkwa Municipal Hospital

morgue for preservation and autopsy.

Chief Superintendent Ababio advised drivers to be extra vigilant

when going about their duties and also called on the public to be

each other’s keeper to help the Ghana Police Service

apprehend criminals in society.

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