Ghana Armed Forces Make First Move On Death Of Officer At Kasoa: "We've Commenced Investigations"

Ghana Armed Forces Make First Move On Death Of Officer At Kasoa: "We've Commenced Investigations"

  • The Ghana Armed Forces has publicly reacted to the murder of one of its officers at Kasoa Millenium City
  • The GAF indicated in a statement that it had commenced investigations into the unprovoked murder of Lance Corporal Danso Michael
  • It entreated the public to resort to lawful means to address disputes rather than taking the law into one's own hands

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has announced its first move on the murder of one of its officers at Kasoa.

In a statement sighted by YEN.com.gh, the GAF confirmed the news and stated that it had commenced investigations into the matter.

The Ghana Armed Forces make first move on murder of officer at Kasoa
A photo of soldiers. Source: Getty Images
Source: Getty Images

Narrating the incident in the statement issued on May 1, 2024, the GAF acknowledged that the murder of its officer, Lance Corporal Michael Danso, was indeed related to a land dispute.

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According to the statement, the deceased officer and another officer had accompanied Omar Abdul Rahman, a soldier believed to be the owner to the half plot of land in question.

The GAF said Omar Abdul Rahman received information on Tuesday, April 30, that some men were working on the land.

The reports emerged true upon reaching the land, however, the soldiers managed to stop the men who were working on the land.

They then proceeded to report the incident to the Kasoa Millennium City police station, where the suspected murderer, Benlord Ababio, pounced on the soldiers and fired shots at Lance Corporal Danso Michael, who lost his life in the process.

The GAF further extended its condolences to the bereaved family and assured the general public that it would collaborate with the Ghana Police Service to investigate the matter.

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"GAF condemns this unprovoked attack in no uncertain terms. We reiterate our commitment to maintaining law and order in our communities and urge all citizens to seek peaceful and lawful means to resolve disputes," the statement said.

Find the statement below:

Ghana Armed Forces makes first move on murder of officer
A statement from the Ghana Armed Forces
Source: UGC

One arrest made in connection with murder

One person has been arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of the armey officer at Kasoa.

The Ghana Police Service stated the suspect is in their custody aiding investigations and it is in touch with the military command.

Photo of Chief who allegedly gunned down a military officer over land dispute goes viral

In an earlier publication, YEN.com.gh reported that the photo of one chief who allegedly gunned down a military officer in his car at Millennium City, Kasoa, has gone viral after his arrest.

In another photo, the suspect of the crime was seen in his chieftaincy regalia as he smiled and posed in his selfie.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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