The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has learnt with shock, the killing by unknown assailants of Ahmed Hussein Suale, said to be a member of the investigative team of journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
Mr. Suale reportedly died instantly after being shot in the chest and neck by gunmen who were reported to have sped away on motor bicycles after the act. The incident happened at around 11.pm (23:00 GMT) at Madina, a suburb of Accra. The body of Suale has been sent to the Police Hospital in Accra for autopsy.
The MFWA unreservedly condemns the killing and calls on the police to promptly and thoroughly investigate the incident to bring the perpetrators to book.