A 40-year-old palmwine tapper and mystic, Kwesi Tandoh, has shot himself dead, in the wake of killing his significant other and 14-year-old child at Enyan Abowinum in the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam Area of the Focal Locale.
Affirming the occurrence to the Ghana News Organization (GNA), Boss Supt Stephen Tetteh, the Ajumako Locale Police Leader, said Tandoh shot himself in the face subsequent to depleting his projectiles in a shoot trade with the police.
He expressed at around 2230 hours Wednesday, May 11, the police got data on the homicide episode and hurried to the scene.
They found that Tandoh had locked his perishing spouse, the body of his child and his three different kids in the house and was remaining outside with a weapon in status to shoot any individual who might attempt to protect his loved ones.
Boss Supt Tetteh said the police drew in him in a shootout and in the wake of expenditure practically the entirety of his projectiles, Tandoh shot himself dead with the final remaining one.
The police continued to break into the house and found his significant other battling and hurried her to the Ajumako Region Medical clinic, where she later kicked the bucket while getting therapy.
Richmond Tandoh, the child, was found dead in a pool of blood with discharges wounds on his head and chest, the Commandant said.
They figured out how to protect his leftover three kids, Kofi Bronya, matured 17; Elizabeth Tandoh, nine; and Edna Tandoh, five, who had stowed away themselves in a room.
"The bodies have been passed on to Our Woman of Beauty Funeral home at Breman Essikuma for conservation and post-mortem," he added.
Boss Supt Tetteh said a solitary barrelled weapon, a privately made gun, four spent AAA cartridges, a cutlass and a container of weedicide were recovered from the room.
He noticed that the Focal Territorial Police Order had sent the youngsters to Elmina for cover and had given directing administrations to them.
The episode had tossed the whole local area into a condition of shock and anguish, he added.
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