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Man who shot soldier at Kasoa is national security operative - Court documents reveal

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14 days ago
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Documents available to the Achimota District court have revealed that suspect Benlord Abbabio who allegedly shot and killed a soldier at Millennium City was a national security operative.

The suspect was remanded for two weeks after he was arraigned on a provisional charge of murder.

His plea was not taken by the Magistrate His Worship Prince Owusu.

Per the brief fact of the case, the deceased Lance Corporal Michael Danso was a military officer stationed at the Army Based Workshop at Burma Camp.

While, the accused  Benlord Abbabio alias Nana Barima Ababio is a national security operative and a self-Acclaimed traditional ruler at Kasoa.

According to the facts, on April 30, 2024, at about 1600hrs, the deceased Lance Corporal Michael Danso together with his two colleagues -  Lance Corporal Abdul Omar Rahman and Lance Corporal Ametus Matthew went to Millinium City Police Station on board a Toyota RAV4 with registration number 3591-24 to report a case of trespass.

This was  upon information that some encroachers were developing a parcel of land
belonging to Lance Corporal Abdul Omar Rahman.

It stated that, the accused  appeared at the Police Station, attacked and opened fire severally on No. 210715 Lance Corporal
Michael Danso who was in charge the steering wheel of the Toyota Rav 4x4 vehicle  killing him instantly.

It said, the accused was immediately disarmed and arrested for investigation.

He was subsequently  arraigned for the court to remand him pending further investigations.

source: Starrfm.com