Chinese employer abscond as machine crushes worker to death

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Police at Anhwiankwanta in the Bekwai Municipality of the Ashanti region have launched a manhunt for the Chinese proprietor of an assembling company whose employee was killed by one of his machines.

The incident which occurred yesterday, Monday, May 6 2019 saw the Chinese owner of the company abscond from the town.

Reports reaching indicate that but for the timely intervention of the police in the area, angry youth of the town would have vandalized and destroyed the plants at the company after the incident.

The deceased, Francis Kwame Adu, aged 22 was said to have tried removing some foreign materials from a chemical pounding machine that was in motion but got caught up in the process and died instantly.

Workers of the company blame management for refusing to adhere to safety and security regulations that will ensure their protection.


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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