Robbers shoot Police officer at Sefwi – Kantankrobo

Sefwi- Asawinso (W/N) – Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday shot and killed a Police officer, who was accompanying the Sefwi-Wiawso Agriculture Development Bank (ADB) branch bullion van with registration number GT 9436-17 on the Benchma Barrier-Oseikojokrom road in the Western North Region.

Confirming the incident to the Ghana News Agency (GNA), Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Peter Adabella, Sefwi- Waiwso Divisional Police Commander said the incident happened at 11.39 hours on Tuesday morning when the robbers shot the van and instantly killed the police man who was on the front seat, while the driver sustained minor injuries.

ASP Adabella however could not disclose the name of the said police officer, as the family was yet to be informed.

He said the body has been deposited at the St John of God hospital mortuary at Sefwi-Asafo.

He said three suspects have been picked up by the sefwi-Asawinso District Police command to assist with investigations.

Source: Ghana News Agency