A lawyer, on Saturday, was attacked and shot dead by armed robbers on the Bole-Bamboi Highway in the Savannah Region.
The deceased has been identified as Accra-based lawyer, Richard Badombie Esq.
In a statement dated May 28, the Ghana Police Service revealed that the victim was driving a Hyundai Accent saloon car with two other passengers on board, travelling from Accra to Jirapa, when the incident occurred.
“When they got to a section of the road between Banda Nkwanta and Nuoyiri communities, three armed men emerged from the bush and signalled them to stop and while slowing down, one of the robbers shot and killed the driver,” parts of the statement read.
The Police noted that they have mounted a manhunt for the three suspected armed robbers.
Community members within Banda Nkwanta and Nuoyiri have been alerted to assist Police with relevant information that could lead to the identity and arrest of the suspects.
“We will do whatever it takes to get these miscreants arrested and brought to justice,” the Police said.
Meanwhile, member of the NDC and private legal practitioner, Edudzi Tamakloe has paid tribute to the lawyer; noting that his murder broke his heart.
“My deepest condolences to your immediate family and the Umbrella family. Your were so dedicated to the fight in the last election. National Chairman, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo presented this certificate to you last year. Please Rest In Peace.”