A Tamale-based Radio Presenter, Mohammed Shamsudeen Rufai Porpulaly known as DJ Fabregas has been confirmed dead after being run over by a tipper truck on New Year’s Day.
The deceased was on a motorbike with a lady believed to be his girlfriend who survived the ghastly accident but is said to be in critical condition at the Tamale Teaching Hospital.
According to DJ Waris, a colleague with North Star Radio, the incident happened on Tuesday dawn at Lamashegu a suburb of the Tamale Metropolis while he was returning home after the launch of a music album by one Kasi Survivor.
In his account, one Damba who is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DM Links witnessed the sad incident.
He posted on his Facebook page “A DJ of Tamale based FM, has passed on. A tipper track run over him and a lady. The lady is in a critical condition according to an eyewitness, Damba, CEO of DM Links, the incident happened after the launched of Yomo Album by Kasi Survivor. Sorry, I cannot disclose the names due to the sensitivity of his sudden demise to family and friends. May his soul rest in peace and May Allah heal the lady”
The body of Mohammed Shamsudeen Rufai who until his sudden demise was with Amana Radio has been deposited at the morgue of the Tamale Teaching Hospital pending an outcome of police investigations and autopsy.