The Ghana Police Service has arrested a man in connection with a shooting incident which occurred at Millenium City, Kasoa, in the Central Region, leading to the death of a soldier.

Preliminary Police investigation has established that the suspect, Benlord Ababio, allegedly shot the soldier at Millenum City Kasoa on Tuesday, 30th April 2024, at about 4:20 p.m.

The victim sustained gunshot wounds and was rushed to the Mother and Child Hospital at Kasoa for medical attention. However, he was later pronounced dead by the medical authorities.

Suspect Benlord Ababio is currently in custody, assisting Police investigation.

The leadership of the Police Service is in touch with the leadership of the Ghana Armed Forces as the investigation into the incident continues.


A tragic incident unfolded on Tuesday, April 30, at Millennium City in Gomoa Nyanyano near Kasoa in the Central region, as a military man lost his life in a land dispute, with two others narrowly escaping harm.

The confrontation reportedly arose when the deceased and his companions confronted workers on a piece of land they claimed ownership of.

Despite their efforts to resolve the matter at the Millennium City Police station, tensions continued to rise, Graphic Online has been told.

Previous attempts to seek police intervention had reportedly not yielded a resolution. 

Upon encountering the occupants of the disputed land, the soldiers reportedly urged them to halt their activities and join them in seeking mediation at the police station. 

However, the disagreement persisted, leading the soldiers to return to the police station to follow up on their complaint.

They were reportedly informed that their case had been transferred to the Central East Regional Police Command.

As they made their way to the regional command, they reportedly encountered further conflict when gunfire erupted, resulting in the tragic death of one soldier.

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