An AK-47 assault rifle has been retrieved at a robbery scene in a village called Soma in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district of the Savannah Region.
It follows an attack on a shop in the area but the village folks managed to overpower one of them wielding an AK-47 rifle and handed him now handed over to the police in Tuna.
The rifle has been confirmed to be the one seized from the Immigration Officer, Michael Otoo who was gunned down in Hamile in the Upper West Region some few months ago.
In March this year, MyNewsGh.com reported how Officials of the Ghana Immigration Service confirmed the deceased had been shot six times from the rear by his attackers largely suspected to be armed robbers.
The statement issued and signed by one Ibn Yussif Duranah Abdul-Mumin Seidu, added that AICO Michael Otoo after being gunned down had his weapon taken away from him by his assailants.
According to the chronology of events in a statement sighted by MyNewsGh.com, the Nandom Command picked information that an Immigration Service Personnel was shot dead at Kokoligu, a village between Nandom and Hamile.
The Command hurriedly went to the crime scene and saw the fallen patriot dead and in a pool of blood.
It was further established that the fallen officer might have had a struggle with his assailants preceding his slain. His body was hidden under a bridge whilst his motorbike and helmet were found some 100 meters away from the remains.
The said officer (AICO I Michael Otoo) prior to his killing, was with the Operation Conquest Fist (OCF) at the Hamile detachment and was for night duty on the Ghana Burkina Faso border.