The Tema Police Command has confirmed the death of Mankralo [caretaker chief] of Prampram in the Greater Accra region, Nene Atsure Benta III.

Tema Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Joseph Benefo Darkwah confirmed this on Adom FM’s morning show Dwaso Nsem Friday.

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He said preliminary investigations revealed that, the deceased was returning from a meeting at the Dodowa House of Chiefs Thursday afternoon when he was ambushed by the killed by unknown gunmen.

 ASP Benefo Darkwah said the police found him dead in his car and it is unclear what led to the killing.

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Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has been deposited at the Police Hospital morgue pending investigations.