- The chief of Tinga in the Bole district in the Savannah region, Francis Tipoe, has been shot dead as he sat down to watch television
- According to his brother, Issa Bala, he had finished a meal and was shot through a window by unidentified gunmen
- Francis Tipoe has meanwhile been buried in line with Islamic customs as investigations into the case continues
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YEN.com.gh has learned that the chief of Tinga in the Bole district in the Savannah region, Francis Tipoe, has been murdered as he sat down to watch television in the evening of Saturday, December 7, 2019.
Information available suggests that he had just finished a meal and had sat down to watch programmes on television when an unidentified person shot him through a window.
Sharing the details of the incident, the deceased’s brother, Issah Bala, said the gunshot hit the chief and killed him instantly.
Speaking on Adom FM’s morning show Dwaso Nsem on Monday, December 9, 2019, he added that “the gunmen shot through the window; initially we thought he had shot himself till we later realized that he had been shot through the window.”
Per a report by adomonline.com, he went on to say that nothing was stolen from the late chief’s room.
Police officials have meanwhile indicated that investigations into the murder have already began.
The late chief has meanwhile been buried in line with the customs of the Islamic faith.
In other news, YEN.com.gh has learned that the Electoral Commission’s (EC) district director for Bole in the Savanna region is dead.
The deceased, Alhassan Yussif Ayuba, lost his life in a road accident, which also claimed the life of his driver, Basiru Kojo. The accident occurred in the late hours of Thursday, December 6, 2019.
The late Ayuba, who was also a former deputy director of communications at the EC, was reportedly transporting electoral materials from Tamale to Bole when the unfortunate incident occurred.
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