Tamale: Suspected rapist kills rescuer in Nyanshegu

Suspected rapist gunned down Abdul Halim Abubakari at Nyanshegu in Tamale after he attempted to rescue little Rashida from being raped in the early hours of Wednesday 1 July, 2020.

The Northern regional Crimes Officer, Superintendent Otuo Acheapong confirming the sad incident to ABC NEWSROOM said, the unknown gun man who had wanted to rape victim Rashida Abukari in her room at Nyanshegu, shot her in the right thigh after she resisted.

He continued that the suspect who took to his heels after the said act shot deceased Abdul- Halim who made an attempt to apprehend and rescue the victim by the unknown suspect.

Body of deceased deposited at the mortuary for autopsy.

The victim Rashida Abukari is in stable condition responding to treatment at the Tamale Teaching Hospital.

Source: Radio123 (99.7 FM)

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