By Abraham Kollie
Angry residents in Kakata, Margibi County early Saturday morning set ablaze a vehicle belonging to an agent of Executive Protection Service (EPS) after he allegedly stabbed to death a car washer with a knife.
According to eyewitnesses, the EPS agent identified as Gabriel Kamara had accused Abraham Mulbah (deceased) alias “Ayoo” of stealing his girlfriend’s phone
Agent Kamara eventually arrested and detained the deceased in his vehicle for questioning where he reportedly tortured and stabbed him to death.
Agent Gabriel, according to our reporter managed to escape the crime scene after he reportedly threatened to kill anyone who comes closer.
Mulbah was pronounced dead at the C.H Rannie where was later rushed by some residents who earlier ran to the scene to recuse him while crying out for help.
The incident triggered a violent protest that lasted for several hours, preventing free movements after the angry residents started throwing stones and set ablaze the vehicle.
Four persons have been arrested by in connection to the violent protest, police in Margibi said.
Forkpah Mensah, Head of the car washers at the world Bank community in Kakata narrated that the deceased was one of the committed car washers and was not involved with criminal activities as others claimed.
“Ayoo was my best man at the car washing center here, and others are saying he was a criminal, that is misleading,” Mensah said.
Meanwhile, Margibi District#2 Representative Ivar Jones who later arrived at the scene, has consoled the family of the deceased and urged the family and friends of the late Mulbah to remain calm as they work to ensure that the perpetrator to justice.