Disturbing reports from Upper East Region have it that a group of armed men has gunned down the Nabdam District Deputy Director for the National Disaster Management Organisation (NaDMO).
The gruesome incident that saw the cold-blooded homicide reportedly occurred at the Pelungu market on Saturday, February 27.
Mr Dominic Kulkong, 31, was reportedly shot during a transaction at a Mobile Money outlet in the area.
The Public Affairs Officer of the Regional Police Command, Assistant Superintendent, David Fianko-Okyere has confirmed the shooting, saying the Police received a call reporting a robbery incident at about 7 pm on Saturday.
The robbers reportedly made away with some 10 mobile devices and an amount of GH¢750 after raiding two shops at the Pelungu market.
According to him, from the accounts of witnesses, the NaDMO Deputy Director was shot while attempting to flee after being told to get down from a motorbike and lie on the ground.
The remains of Dominic Kulkong has reportedly been released to the family for burial.