Oyoko School of Dispensing Optics student Kwabena Asumadu, 23, was shot and killed in Kumasi by unidentified assailants. On July 19, 2022, Tuesday night, a tragic incident had place. Around 11 p.m., Kwabena dropped off his companion at Sofoline and soon after, he tragically passed away.The dead, who was driving an unregistered Mercedes-Benz, was shot multiple times by his assailants through the driver’s side. The sad event occurred when he was returning from Offinso. Before passing away, Kwabena suffered head and neck bullet wounds. Nothing was taken from him, according to police sources.
However, it has been revealed that Kwabena Asumadu was a part of a clique of Gameboy (a local name for Yahoo boys) or internet fraudsters who had won huge money. The money was supposed to be shared amongst the four members who according to the report, worked hard to make the money.
However, it has been reported that Kwabena Asumadu absconded with the money, bought himself a Mercedes Benz and relocated from the area. As a result, his three friends developed anger and hate towards him and had been searching for him for an act of revenge. They set up a spy to be on the lookout for Kwabena. When the time was up, his three friends pulled up on him at a vantage location and fired shots into his boy, killing him on the spot.
Therefore, the murder served as retaliation against Kwabena Asumadu for choosing to hoard the money that they had labored so hard to earn. According to many, his selfishness and greeted led to his untimely death. This piece of information has been shared widely on social media.