Inspector General of Police Akufo Dampare has been hailed for storming the Kintampo Highway with his boys to shoot down two men who gave Ghana a bad name to the outside world. According to the Ghana Police Service, the two men were suspected to be part of a gang that shot and killed an international Journalist with "Muslim Television Ahmadiyya International" Umaru Abdul Hakim dead.
The Northern Regional Police command led by Inspector Gyasi has confirmed the death of Talaay Ahmed who was shot dead at Mpaha near Kintampo in the Bono East Region. According to reports, Talaay Ahmed and his Colleague Journalist Umaru Abdul Hakim were traveling to Tamale in a Toyota Hiace with registration number GT 7405- 16.
In recent times, the high rate of insecurity in some parts of the country has been alarming leaving most people in fears. Not only innocent people are being robbed or exploited by gunmen, but some mostly lost their lives in such incidents. A similar action of the sort has been the recent killing of a United Kingdom based journalist, Syed Taalay Ahmed Sahib a journalist with the Muslim Television Ahmaddiyah International who travelled to Ghana to cover a documentary on Ghana's peace, religion and security issues only to be killed by gunmen along the Kintampo-Tamale highway.
Syed Taalay Ahmed Sahib was hard working journalist for The Muslim Television Ahmadiyya (MTA) uk based. And produced his works mostly on faith inspiring documentaries and programmes. On the 27 of August 2021, MTA took to their social media platform to announce the departure of their journalist.
Sayyed Taalay Ahmed who met his untimely death in Ghana was a united kingdom journalist on a working visit in Ghana. Reports from the Ghana police indicate that Sayyed Taalay Ahmed and his crew were on their way to shoot a documentary in Ghana when some armed men came from the bush on the buipe – tamale road and opened fire to deflate the car tires leading to the car stopping.
There is no denying the fact that security in Ghana currently is nothing but just a word_ everyone is living in terror and there seems to be nothing done about the situation. The latest news which bears proof to this fact is one regarding the incident of an international Journalist who has been reported dead after being attacked by armed robbers while working on a documentary in the country.