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British father is shot and killed by armed robbers who opened fire on his vehicle in Ghana 

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.  

More to observe… 

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

Mr Ahmed was a journalist who on deployment for Muslim Television Ahmadiyaa International

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