Kumasi – Adum: Police On Manhunt For Man Who Shot Woman Multiple Times To Death


The police in Kumasi are looking for a man who allegedly fired multiple shots at a woman to death at Adum in Kumasi on Thursday night.

The wanted man is said to have fired five times at close range resulting in the death of the identified 26-year-old Victoria Dapaa, popularly known as Maa Adwoa.

The incident happened around 10 pm on Thursday [April 20, 2023] around Dufie Towers behind Aseda House.

The deceased said to be a mother of one, was rushed to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival. 

According to eyewitnesses, the man was seen chatting with the deceased before shooting her at close range.

“After the first two shots, she was pleading with the guy to stop and he added three more shots before jumping into a rickshaw [a light two-wheeled passenger vehicle] to run away.

“Because he was holding a gun, we could not attempt to arrest him,” said the eyewitnesses.

Meanwhile, the suspect has been identified as a police officer according to reports.



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