He was shot dead by unknown assailants at Gbangu in the East Mamprusi District of the Nothern region.
Joseph Miigaai Jakperuk who is Deputy Distribution Manager of Accra East Region of GWCL was traveling to his hometown in the Bunkpurugu District when he was stopped by the hoodlums in the night who after barricading the road with pieces of wood, pulled him out of his cross country vehicle and shot him to death.
Northern Regional Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Mr. Mohammed Yusif Tanko confirmed the incident to MyNewsGh.com a while ago but failed to give further details.
Close relations indicate that the suspected robbers aside from killing the deceased did not take anything from him including some cash suspecting foul play in the death of Joseph Miigaai Jakperuk.
It is gathered that he was taken to the Walewale Government Hospital but pronounced dead on arrival and later transported to the Tamale Teaching Hospital morgue for preservation pending an autopsy.