Two suspects have been picked up by the police in the Ashanti Region in connection with the death of Ibrahim Mohammed also known as Macho Kaaka, said to be a #FixTheCountry campaigner.
Macho Kaaka, 45, a resident of Ejura in the Ashanti Region was reportedly attacked by some people who reportedly were against his social activism on social media.
Some have said he was a member of the #FixTheCountry campaign through his activism on social media.
Kaaka died on Monday, June 28, 2021 at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi where he was receiving treatment.
The police said the suspects were arrested upon police intelligence and were currently in police custody. They are Ibrahim Issaka also known as Anyass and Fuseini Alhassan.
They were picked on Monday night [June 28, 2021] around 10:45pm.
According to the Ashanti Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Mr Godwin Ahianyo, the suspects laid ambush in front of the house of the deceased and attacked him when he returned home on Sunday, June 27,2021 at around 1:30am.
They reportedly inflicted machete wounds on him. Sticks were also found at the scene of the incident.
He was first sent to the Ejura Government Hospital and was referred to KATH where he died on Monday.
Meanwhile the police have increased their presence in the Ejura township to ensure peace and safety after they quelled a demonstration by the youth Monday night.
Following the announcement of the death of Kaaka, the youth of the town had wanted to go on a demonstration to demand justice for their compatriot.