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24.01.2005 Crime & Punishment

ex-Financial Controller of Ghana Telecom killed

ex-Financial Controller of Ghana Telecom killed
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A former Chief financial controller of Ghana Telecom, Kwaku Awuah Boateng has been killed in his residence together with three other household members. Kwaku Boateng was killed together with his niece, caretaker and security man.

His wife, who had gone out to salon however escaped death. According to Chief Inspector Timbilla of the Police Investigation Unit, 'the attack was not perpetrated by people who had an intention to steal.'

According to him nothing was taken in the house and there was no ransacking. “We even found money lying right on the table near one of the dead indicating the killers were not robbers.”

According to information available, one of the occupants of the house was able to sneak out during the attack and informed the wife.

Chief Inspector Timbilla said they are still investigating but are yet to question the wife and the informant. “The wife is too traumatised to answer questions. She is now being treated after which we can question her,” he said.

Awuah Boakye retired from Ghana Telecom in the 90s after a long sojourn in the UK.

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