British father is shot and killed by armed robbers who opened fire on his vehicle in Ghana
- Journalist Syed Taalay Ahmed was ambushed close to the town of Tamale final week
- 31-year-old was on deployment for Muslim Television Ahmadiyaa International
- He was attacked by a gang of robbers together with a Ghanaian colleague
- After opening fire on the pair, the attackers stole money and some belongings
- Two had been later shot lifeless and 4 others arrested
A British journalist has been shot and killed throughout an armed theft in Ghana.
Syed Taalay Ahmed, from Hartlepool, was ambushed together with a Ghanaian colleague whereas driving close to the town of Tamale on August 23.
The 31-year-old was a journalist on deployment for Muslim Television Ahmadiyaa International (MTA) on the time of the assault.
After opening fire on the pair, the robbers took money and a few of their possessions earlier than moving into an ‘encounter’ with police, who shot two of them lifeless.
Four others had been arrested, the BBC reviews.
‘He was a a lot cherished member of the MTA group and produced a collection of faith-inspiring documentaries and programmes,’ a spokesman for London-based MTA stated.
‘We will miss him day-after-day and try to build upon the good work he did.’
Mr Ahmed, who studied journalism on the University of Sunderland, was in Ghana filming a documentary that ‘highlighted the charity works carried out by the Ahmadiyya Muslim neighborhood,’ the community stated.
Mr Ahmed leaves behind a spouse and two kids.
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Syed Taalay Ahmed, 31, was ambushed whereas driving close to the Ghanaian metropolis of Tamale on August 23 when he was ambushed
Mr Ahmed was a journalist who on deployment for Muslim Television Ahmadiyaa International