Police officer die and seven suspects escape from Kwabenya Police cells

Accra, The Accra Regional Police Command is on a manhunt for seven suspects who escaped from the Kwabenya Police cells at dawn today after shooting an officer on duty.

The suspects escaped together with some armed men who facilitated their passage.

The suspects are: Dickson Ofori, 24; Edem Rockson, 32; Prince Osei, 27; Emmanuel Kotey, 21; Kofi Darko, 21; and Attah Kwadwo, 20, all Ghanaians and Chibuzor Akwabu, 34, a Nigerian.

This was disclosed in statement signed by Assistant Superintendent of Police Effia Tenge, Head, Public Affairs Unit, and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Sunday.

It said one Police officer sustained gunshot wounds in the process but unfortunately passed on whilst receiving treatment at the 37 Military Hospital.

The statement said the Police has commenced investigations into the matter and pursuing the suspects with all the urgency it deserves.

Source: Ghana News Agency

   

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