The Communications Director of gold mining company, Anglogold Ashanti (AGA), Mr John Owusu is reported dead.
He was said to have been ran over by a company vehicle during a swoop on galamsey operators in a concession of AGA at Obuasi on Saturday morning.
According to Graphic Online’s Ashanti Regional reporter, Daniel Kenu, Mr Owusu was rushed to the AGA hospital, but was pronounced dead moments later.
He was among a team of officials from AGA which had carried out the swoop on the galamsey operators who had invaded a concession of the company in Obuasi.
According to our reporter, the AGA officials were being pursued by the galamsey operators and in an attempt to escape, the driver reversed without knowing Mr Owusu was behind the vehicle and ran over him.