1D1F: Petersfield & Rey security officer attacked

A security officer at the Petersfield and Rey Group Limited, a factory under the New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s flagship One District One Factory (1D1F) program, at Yesunkwa in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem Municipality (KEEAM) of the Central Region has been attacked by some unknown assailants on Monday dawn.

The victim, Richard Cudjoe, is said to be the only security man at post when the assailants went there.

Confirming the incident to ghananewsonline.com.gh’s Kojo Ata Kakrah Abrowah in a phone conversation morning, the administrator of the factory, Henry Gyambibi, said the attackers, believed to be residents from the area, struggled much with the victim and later made away with two car batteries after they had overpowered him (the victim).

“Yes, I’m currently with him at interbeton [Cape Coast Teaching Hospital] responding to treatment….. in fact, it is very sad,…they hit him with wood so his arm is fractured and the doctors are on him,” Gyambibi noted. He revealed that “fortunately, the CCTV cameras captured them. Though their faces didn’t appear clearly we will get them.”

The case, he said has been reported to the police.

Further up call to the Elmina District police, DSP Entsuah Annan, the KEEA Municipal commander of the service, confirmed the incidence and told KAKA that they had initiated investigations.

Suspect Arrested At Abura Dunkwa

In a related development, the Central Regional police command has announced that they have arrested one Maswood Ali Baba who is a suspect in the murder case involving Okyeame Kodwo Mensah and the wife Nana Efua at Abura Dunkwa in the Abura Asebu Kwamankese District (AAKD) on September 3, 2018.

The suspect, according to a statement released by the police, “lodged with the deceased couple on the night of their death” hence the arrest.

According to the police, the suspect has been remanded in police custody to be processed for Court. He assured the general public of maximum protection with an appeal to offer the police with information in the fight against crime.

Also, the police have mounted a search for the suspect (s) behind the killing of one Benjamin Ato Acquah, a private security man with the GCB Bank, who was murdered on Saturday night in the same community.

The late Benjamin Acquah left behind four children and a wife. Following his death, the youth in the area went on rampage and set the house of some Malians ablaze with the suspicion that they were behind the act.

Source: Kojo Ata Kakrah Abrowah || ghananewsonline.com.gh

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