A 28-year-old banker has been shot dead in Kumasi, Ghanaguardian.com can confirm.

Raymond Peprah, with the Atwima Kwanwoma Rural Bank was killed by suspected armed robbers.

He was shot twice in the head at Santasi, a suburb of Kumasi.

An eyewitness, one Stephen, who spoke to Kwame Adinkra on Kumasi-based Pure FM, said the incident happened around 12:45am while they were asleep.

The body has since been deposited at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Mortuary pending autopsy.

This comes barely weeks after a staff of Dalex Financial Services has been stabbed to death by unknown assailants at Amakom, a suburb of Kumasi.