Police Officer Guarding A Bullion Van Shot Dead
The police constable who was an escort to the bank vehicle, was shot dead by the gang of robbers at Adedenpo, near Jamestown. Another female onlooker, who is yet to be identified, also lost her life as a result of the shooting.
An eyewitness stated that the robbers, after shooting the policeman in the head, took his gun and destroyed the locks of the vehicle carrying away an unspecified amount of money.
Following this incident, an officer with the Ghana Police Service has disclosed police officers on bullion van escort duties are not well taken care of especially with their life-threatening job, it only leaves the officer on the escort to be cautious of his security.