General News of 2014-08-24

Breaking News: Gunmen fire 20 bullets at radio presenter, gold dealer

Morning show host of Kumasi-based Kapital radio, Kojo Marfo, and his landlord, have been shot in a gang attack Sunday afternoon, according to Starr FM’s Ashanti Regional Correspondent, Isaac Bediako Justice.
The police, who are currently investigating the shooting incident, are unable to confirm if the attack was a robbery or a targeted/contract killing attempt.
Bediako Justice reported that the victims survived the attack but sustained severe gunshot wounds.
He says the two have been taken to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi for treatment.
The landlord, identified as Mr. Maxwell, is a businessman, who deals in gold and gold wares.
The attack was carried out at his private residence at Nkoransa on the Kumasi-Obuasi road, while with four others.
Witnesses report that the gunmen fired more than 20 times at the victims. has also gathered that a number of police officers have been deployed to the hospital to protect the victims and the health staff who are taking care of them.
Regional Police Commander DCOP Kofi Boakye is leading investigations into the incident.
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