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Dotyaw
9th October 2013, 01:18 AM
Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com Date: 08-10-2013 Time: 07:10:24:

Information reaching Joy News indicates that police in the Ashanti Regional capital Kumasi have shot and killed a 21 year old man identified only as Rashid at Sawaba, a suburb of Kumasi.

The incident which happened about 5:30pm on Tuesday is said to have created tension in the area.

Luv FMs Erastus Asare Donkor was told by an eyewitness, when he visited the scene, that the deceased was being pursued by the police but refused to stop when ordered to do so.

He said the police shot and killed the young man for refusing to stop.

It is not clear why he was being pursued.