Ejura shootings Probe: Government publishes Committee’s report

The very report of the three-member ministerial committee that probed the disturbances that characterized the burial of the social media activist popularly known as “Kaaka” at Ejura in the Ashanti region has been officially published by the government.

Among all other things inclusive, the report seeks the removal of the MCE for the area, who had already dislodged of the race for a new MCE, and compensation be made available for the affected families and Victims.

President Akufo-Addo, in the early month of July 2021, directed the Interior Ministry to conduct a thorough public inquiry following the gruesome killing of two persons and four other people who sustained various degrees of injuries by soldiers during a demonstration against the killing of a social activist, Ibrahim Muhammad known in the public life as Kaaka Macho.

Kaaka met his untimely death on Monday, June 28, 2021, after he was attacked by unknown assailants when returning home from an occasion he attended in the area.

The reports suggested that Kaaka was truly killed because of his strong social media activism for exposing the rots in the government of the day, which some people felt was painting the government black and making it unpopular, but police reports suggest otherwise after three persons not excluding his brother were arrested and arraigned before the court over the killing.

The Interior Ministry subsequently constituted a three-member committee chaired by Justice George Kingsley Koomson to investigate the issue and make recommendations for peace and tranquility to prevail and travail.

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