Self-acclaimed traditional ruler remanded in custody over fatal shooting of soldier
Self-acclaimed traditional ruler remanded in custody over fatal shooting of soldier
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Self-acclaimed traditional ruler remanded in custody over fatal shooting of soldier

The self-acclaimed traditional ruler who allegedly shot a military man over a land dispute at Millennium City in Gomoa Fetteh near Kasoa in the Central Region of Ghana has been remanded into police custody. 

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The accused, Benlord Ababio aka Nana Barima Ababio was arraigned at the Achimota District Court on Friday [May 3, 2024]

 He was introduced in the court presided over by Prince Owusu as a National Security operative and was charged with murder.

He is to re-appear on May 16, 2024. 

Prosecution’s facts

The prosecution told the court that on April 30, 2024, the deceased, Lance Corporal Michael Danso and his colleagues went to report a trespass case at the Millennium City Police Station. 

Allegedly, the accused attacked and fatally shot Lance Corporal Danso while he was seated in a Toyota Rav4 vehicle. 

The accused was promptly disarmed and arrested for further investigation.

The court was told that investigations were still ongoing.

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