Report has it that a driver in his mid-30s whose name has not been made public has committed suicide after gunning down an okada rider at Tech-Ayeduase a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region on Tuesday morning
According to a report by Pure FM in Kumasi monitored by this portal, the deceased originally had a disagreement with a lady driver whiles they were all in traffic and pulled the gun from his car.
It is unclear whether he meant to shoot the lady with the gun or not.
Information has it that, the okada rider or better known as “Aboboyaa” operator who tried to prevent the man from the shooting was fired three times at a close range.
Eyewitness report by Pure FM’s reporter Osei Kwodwo has it that the Okada rider currently in critical condition is still receiving treatment at a health facility
Few minutes after the incident, residents around started confronting the suspect but he shot himself in the head and died on the spot.
His body has been deposited at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital morgue pending autopsy
The Ayeduase Police who are investigating the matter is yet to speak on the matter.
The assembly member for Ayeduase, Kotei Twumduase Electoral Area Justice Attobrah who confirmed the unfortunate incident said “there was a misunderstanding between two drivers at Ayeduase drivers which resulted in fighting between the two drivers”
“One guy called Amoah attempted to separate the fight but one angry driver entered his car and shot our brother Amoah after he (the driver) directed his anger at him. He shot himself dead when he saw a police vehicle coming to the scene”.