The mother of the 22-year-old military officer whose alleged murder sparked military brutality in Ashaiman says her son’s death has devastated her.
Afia Kyerah claims she had no idea her son was visiting Ashaiman while on sick leave from his base in Sunyani, Bono Region.
On Tuesday, March 7, the military brutalized residents of Ashaiman following the death of Sheriff Imoro.
Afia Kyerah told journalists that justice should be served.
“Sherrif didn’t have any friends, he was always with me, some neighbours were always teasing me for turning him into a mummy’s boy. I had no idea he was coming to Ashaiman, I had no idea he will die like this, his death is so painful, I’m sad and devastated,” the mother said.
On Saturday morning, a 22-year-old soldier with the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) band in Sunyani, Bono Region, was reportedly stabbed to death by unknown attackers.
The soldier was said to be on his way back from his girlfriend’s house in Taifa to his home in Zongo-Laka, Ashaiman, when the unfortunate incident occurred.
Following the alleged murder of the military officer under discusssion, military personnel stormed Ashaiman on Tuesday, March 7, and brutalized anyone they came across.
Consequently, many Ghanaians have expressed their angst over the happenings in Ashaiman.