A suspect arrested after attacking two Fulani men.
The Ejura police divisional has arrested a suspect who shot a 45-year-old man at Hiawoanwu in Ejura/Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti region after 2 Fulani herdsmen were beaten up by the murderer, Myjoyghana.com has indicated.
The suspect, Mahamuru Ghana, attacked the victim at his farm last week and shot him in the stomach and head, with this incident, he was attacked to death instantly before fleeing into the bush
The victim was with his 9-year-old son when the attacker ambushed them on their way from the farm but he however did not harm the little boy after attacking his father.
The suspect of the victim had triggered a reprisal attack on the Fulani herdsmen in the area where it was wrongly announced for the damaging.
The worried townsmen invaded the Fulani camps and attacked at least two Fulanis and destroyed their properties before the news followed eventually that the Fulanis were innocent and had no hand in the incident.
According to the little boy, the suspect emerged from the bush and shot his father after a short exchange.
“He shot him and asked me if he’s familiar to me”, according to the boy. “But I told him I’m innocent. He told me to flee and said if I got home I should say my dad was attacked to death by one murderer at Yeji”. The little boy reported to the media.
The suspect eventually fled to his hometown in Tolon in the Northern region but was arrested with the assistant of the chief and people of Tolon after the information about his crime and his photos where sent out through the social media
He was brought back to Ejura and currently in custody in the police station. With regards to the police who indicated his arrest to Myjoyghana.com, confirmed his crime and would be arraigned before court.