13-year-old eyewitness narrates how cops were killed at Kasoa

13-year-old eyewitness narrates how cops were killed at Kasoa

- The on the run suspect who shot the police officers dead in Kasoa was first slapped by the police

- Narrating her traumatic experience amidst tears, the 13-year-old eyewitness said the suspect told the officer he is taking money from his car but pulled a gun and fired at the policeman who had slapped him

- The acting IGP has placed a GH¢10,000 bounty on the head of Eric Kojo Duah, who is alleged to be the main suspect

An eyewitness has disclosed that the suspect who shot and killed two police officers at Gomoa Buduburam was first slapped by one of the officers.

The eyewitness said one of the police officers slapped the suspect before attempting to arrest him in his (the suspect’s) vehicle.

According to the eyewitness, the suspect then went as if to take money but rather brought out a gun and shot the police officers.

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Speaking to Accra-based Joy FM, the eyewitness said the police officer, bleeding from the first gun shot, ran to a grocery shop to seek cover but the suspect chased him there and fired at him again.

Sergeant Michael Gyamasi and Lance Corporal Awal Mohammed were shot dead while on attachment duties AT the Kasoa-Winneba highway.

They were shot when they tried to intercept an unregistered Blue/black Toyota Camry in which the assailants were on board.

The suspects fled the scene after killing the police officers and abandoned their vehicle at Kokrobite.

Upon searching the vehicle, the police found a registered document of rugger pistol number 343-61265.

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The document bore the name of Eric Kojo Duah, who has been named as the prime suspect in the killing of the police officers.

The Police has now released the photo of Eric Kojo Duah to help facilitate his capture.

Also, the Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr James Oppong-Boanuh, has placed a GH¢10,000 bounty on the head of Eric Kojo Duah.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the National Daily Minimum Wage (NDMW) will be increased by 11 percent from the beginning from the year 2020.

This means the current 2019 NDMW of GHC 10.65 will increase to GHC 11.82 effective next year.

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