A 20-year-old cab driver was found dead hanging from a tree at Gomoa Akotsi in the Gomoa East District of Ghana’s Central Region.
“The deceased was hired by suspected assailants who are believed to have killed him and bolted with his taxi,” according to Adom News.
The driver also had his two hands tied up with a rope.
Personnel from the Gomoa Ojobi Police Command were deployed to the crime scene to remove the body.
The body has been deposited at the Winneba Specialist and Trauma Hospital Mortuary for autopsy and preservation.
Residents have bemoaned the rampant killing of innocent people, especially taxi drivers in the area.
They have, therefore, appealed to the police to intensify security amidst call for a swoop to rid the area of criminals.