Ghanaian Soldier reportedly killed in armed robbery

Ghanaian Soldier reportedly killed in armed robbery

- A member of the Ghana Armed Forces has been shot and killed during a suspected armed robbery

- He was shot multiple times and later rushed to the hospital by good samaritans

- He was identified via his Ghana Armed Forces ID bearin g service number 193294

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A Ghanaian soldier and member of the Ghana Armed Forces, Sergeant George Boakye, has been gunned down during a suspected hijacking in Community 19 near the Accra Abattoir.

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Sergeant George Boakye was gunned down during a robbery gone wrong near the Accra Abattoir

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According to a report published by Mynewsgh.com, Sergeant George Boakye was shot multiple times by unknown assailants attempting to steal his government-owned Land Cruiser vehicle with plate number CR 1341 near the Accra abattoir in Community 19.

Police say they were notified that the same vehicle was involved in an accident in Community 19, but that upon visiting the scene it was surmised that the vehicle was actually stolen at the said location.

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According to the police, Sergeant George Boakye was shot multiple times by the assailants in their attempt to hijack the vehicle, and was later rushed to 37 Military Hospital by good Samaritans.

He later died while receiving medical treatment at the facility.

The report says that military officer's identity was unknown until an official ID bearing service number 193294 and his name was found, which also pointed to the fact that he was stationed at the office of the President.

Sergeant George Boakye's body is currently being kept at the Military hospital awaiting an autopsy to be undertaken.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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