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UNIDENTIFIED gunmen, on Monday killed a scrap dealer in broad daylight around the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR).
The deceased, identified as Wahab Mohammed, believed to be in his mid 40s was gunned down after withdrawing money from Tema Industrial Area branch of Zenith Bank.
Tema Community One District Police Commander, Superintendent Stephen Kwakye, said “the police had information that a young man was shot dead at the TOR Traffic Light around 3pm on Monday.
He explained that the police proceeded to the scene and found a male adult aged about 40 years lying in a pool of blood.
He said “on the spot investigation revealed that, the deceased, who was identified as Wahab Mohammed, and his brother, Issahaku Suraj, withdrew an unspecified amount of money from Zenith Bank at industrial area, and on reaching the TOR Traffic Light, they were attacked by two men on an unregistered motor bike armed with a pistol.
In the process, he said the suspects shot Wahab in the head, and took some unspecified amount of money away.
According to Superintendent Kwakye, information gathered by the police revealed that the deceased and his brother, who is now on admission at the Tema General Hospital, are scrap dealers.
The body of the deceased has since been deposited at the Tema General Hospital for autopsy, while further investigations have commenced to arrest the suspects.